Butternut squash is a curcurbit which is also known as butternut pumpkin and is a winter squash.
It’s taste is nutty and sweet like that of a pumpkin. It has a yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp. As it ripens it turns a deeper orange and gets richer and sweeter.
So can rabbits eat butternut squash and if get can how much of them can be eaten?
In particular their sugar, fat, phosphorous, acidic, fibre, protein and calcium content is particularly of interest.
As you can see butternut squash contains quite a lot of phosphorus and calcium. It is also quite acidic.
This means it is not great for rabbits to eat and can only be eaten in small amounts once a week at the most.
Can rabbits eat butternut squash skin?
Although it is reasonably tough, it is still fine for them to eat
Can rabbits eat butternut squash seeds?
Unfortunately, they cant eat butternut squash seeds. There is too much danger of them being lodged in the rabbit’s throat.
Originally posted 2014-12-24 00:20:59.