What should my Rabbit eat?

1) HAY -Rabbits need at least one bundle of good quality hay that's as big as they are every day!

 

2) Greens - Rabbits must have an adult-sized handful of safe washed leafy green vegetables, herbs and weeds daily.

 

3) Pellets - Measure 25g (an eggcup-full) of pellets per kg of your rabbit's body weight; for a medium-sized rabbit (2kg) feed a maximum of two full eggcups.

 

4) Treats - Feed carrots/apples, in small amounts as occasional treats.  

 

The Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund have provided the following comprehensive list of foods that a rabbit can eat. Remember to introduce any new foods gradually and ideally offer 5-6 greens per day

 

 

 

B

Basil
Broccoli

C                    

Cabbage (dark green varieties)
Carrot tops and roots as a treat
Cauliflower including the leaves
Celeriac
Celery
Coriander
Curly kale
Courgette

 

D

Dill

 

F

Fennel

 

J

Jerusalem Artichoke

 

M

Mint
Marrow

 

P

Parsley
Pepper
Pumpkin

 

R

Radish greens and roots
Rocket

 

S

Salad greens/lettuce (not many of these as they can make poos runny)
Spinach
Spring greens
Sprouts – but if you get them a sprout tree be careful of how much of the stalk they eat as it’s very tough
Squash (any type – including cucumber)
Sweet potatoes (as a treat)

 

T

Thyme

 

W

Watercress

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

Agrimony
Apple leaves and twigs
Avens

 

B

Blackberry leaves
Blackcurrant leaves
Burdock

 

C

Camomile
Calendula
Cleavers (goosegrass or sticky weed)
Cornflower
Common mallow
Chamomile
Currant

 

D

Dandelions

 

E

Echinacia

 

G

Goats rue
Golden rod

 

H

Hawthorn
Hazel

 

J

Jerusalem artichoke

 

L

Lemon balm
Lady’s Mantle

 

M

Marigold
Melilote
Mulberry

 

N

Nasturtium

 

P

Plantain (broad leaf and ribwort)
Pear leaves and twigs

 

R Raspberry leaves
Rosebay willowherb (fireweed)
Roses (leaves and flowers)

 

S Shepherd’s purse
Strawberry greens
Sunflowers

 

W Willow leaves

Y Yarrow

 

 

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