Suggested Produce for Rabbits

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A rabbit’s diet should consist of:

75% grass hay,20% fortified pellets, and 5% treats.

Good Vegetables Rabbits Can Eat:

  • Alfalfa Sprouts
  • Artichoke leaves
  • Arugula
  • Asparagus
  • Baby Sweetcorns (but not full size ones)
  • Beetroot (can cause gas, feed in moderation)
  • Broccoli (can cause gas, feed in moderation)
  • Brussel Sprouts (leaves and sprouts –  can cause gas, feed in moderation)
  • Cabbage (can sometimes cause digestive upsets – can cause gas, feed in moderation)
  • Carrots & carrot tops (not the roots as they are high in sugars. Limited Carrots; due to high sugar content)
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery leaves
  • Chicory
  • Chives (in moderation)
  • Courgette
  • Cucumber
  • Curly Kale
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Green beans
  • Green pepper
  • Kohlrabi
  • Mint
  • Peas (including the leaves and pods)
  • Peppers (red, green and yellow)
  • Pumpkin
  • Radish Tops – Can cause gas, keep it limited
  • Rocket
  • Romaine lettuce (NO Iceberg)
  • Spinach (can cause gas, feed in moderation)
  • Spring Greens
  • Squash Swede
  • Turnip
  • Watercress
  • Watermelon
  • Wheat grass

 

Good Fruits Rabbits Can Eat:

No Seed or Pits – Give Fruit Only as a treat!

  • Apple (the seeds are poisonous!)
  • Apricot
  • Banana
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries (the pits are poisonous!)
  • Grapes
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Mango
  • Melon
  • Nectarines
  • Papaya
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes (NO leaves)

Warning: If your Rabbit doesn’t like the vegetables or fruits, please consult your veterinarian for more information.

 

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