can rabbits eat carrots

Can Rabbits Eat Carrots?

It must be absolutely obvious that rabbits can eat carrots?

When it comes to favourite rabbit foods, carrots are pretty much up there.

So  its obvious that it’s not really worth writing a blog post about? Or is it??

Well because we investigate every food there is, et’s take a look at carrots and what they actually contain. Let’s take a look at their nutritional data to find out more about them.

In particular we are interested in their sugar, starch and acidic content which is harmful for bunnies.

Total Fat 0.2 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 69 mg 2%
Potassium 320 mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10 g 3%
Dietary fiber 2.8 g 11%
Sugar 4.7 g
Protein 0.9 g 1%
Vitamin A 334%
Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 3%
Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 5%
Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium 3%

source google

The surprise is that carrots are very sweet and contain a high amount of sugar.

This mean that unlike bugs bunny, real life rag bouts can’t eat carrots all the time. In facts they can only be eaten once a week at the very most because of heir sweetness. Any more frequently, and they will rot their teeth.

Can Rabbits eat carrot peel?

Yes Carrot skin is fine for rabbits to eat. Just not too much of it.

Can rabbits eat carrot tops?

Yes carrot tops are find for rabbits to eat. If they have been chopped off when preparing food, then it is worth saving them for your rabbit to eat.

Can rabbits eat carrot juice?

Unfortunately, carrot juice is far too sweet for them to drink. Give them water instead, it is far better for them.

Can rabbits eat carrot cake?

It isn’t the best idea to feed rabbits carrot cake as it is very sweet and contains nothing that it is very good for them.

Can guinea pigs eat carrot cake?

It is best not to feed it to them as it is very sweet and there is nothing in it that is good for them. It just isn’t worth feeding it to them.

Originally posted 2014-09-12 22:50:27.

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