can rabbits eat blueberries

Can Rabbits Eat Blueberries?

Blueberries are a wonderful fruit that are wonderful on desserts and in muffins. Some even love to have them on their own. They are a fantastic delicacy which are known and eaten all over the world.

So can rabbits eat blueberries at all and if they can how much if them can be eaten?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data and find out more about them.
In particular their sugar, fat, phosphorous, acidic, protein and calcium content particularly of interest.

Energy 240 kJ (57 kcal)
Carbohydrates 14.49 g
– Sugars 9.96 g
– Dietary fiber 2.4 g
Fat 0.33 g
Protein 0.74 g
Vitamin A 54 IU
– beta-carotene 32 μg (0%)
– lutein and zeaxanthin 80 μg
Thiamine (vit. B1) 0.037 mg (3%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) 0.041 mg (3%)
Niacin (vit. B3) 0.418 mg (3%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.124 mg (2%)
Vitamin B6 0.052 mg (4%)
Folate (vit. B9) 6 μg (2%)
Vitamin C 9.7 mg (12%)
Vitamin E 0.57 mg (4%)
Vitamin K 19.3 μg (18%)
Calcium 6 mg (1%)
Iron 0.28 mg (2%)
Magnesium 6 mg (2%)
Manganese 0.336 mg (16%)
Phosphorus 12 mg (2%)
Potassium 77 mg (2%)
Sodium 1 mg (0%)
Zinc 0.16 mg (2%)

source usda

As you can see blueberries have a hint of phosphorus, calcium, and fat and they have a little acid in them, however they are quite sweet as they contain a lot of sugar.

So rabbits can eat blueberries but only in small amounts once a week at the most. One blueberry should suffice.

Can rabbits eat dried blueberries

Yes they can eat dried blueberries but they do still contain high amounts of sugar so one dried blueberry will be more than enough for them.

Can rabbits eat frozen blueberries?

Unfortunately, rabbits can’t eat any frozen foods.

Originally posted 2014-11-19 00:02:06.

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