can rabbits eat arrowroot biscuits

Can Rabbits Eat Arrowroot Biscuits?

Arrowroot biscuits are a popular biscuit eaten around the world

They contain ingredients such as Flour (Wheat Flour, Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Sugar, Vegetable Oil (Palm), Arrowroot (2.5%), Partially Inverted Sugar Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Salt, Raising Agents (Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate).

So can rabbits eat arrowroot biscuits?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, water, sugar, salt, calcium, fat, and phosphorus content are of most importance as far as rabbits are concerned.

Typical Values Per Biscuit (7.7g)
Energy (kJ) 145
(kcal) 34
Fat 1.2g
of which Saturates 0.6g
Carbohydrate 5.3g
of which Sugars 1.5g
Fibre 0.2g
Protein 0.5g
Salt 1.1g 0.1g

source: tesco

As you can see each biscuit contains a little fat and sugar, a hint of salt.

This means that they can nibble on one, but they are not a food that should be a main part of their diet. But they wont do them any harm if they were to have a little bit of them.

Originally posted 2017-03-26 21:52:33.

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