can rabbits eat celery

Can Rabbits eat Celery?

Celery is a plant variety in the family Apiaceae, commonly used as a vegetable.

The plant grows to 1 m (3.3 ft) tall and it is a food that is eaten around the world in many different culinary dishes and even on its own.

So can rabbits eat celery at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data in particular their calcium, phosphorus, acidic, sodium, fat and fibres content

Celery, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 12 kcal (50 kJ)
Carbohydrates
2.97 g (including fibre)
Sugars 1.4 g
Dietary fibre 1.83 g
Fat
0.17 g
Protein
0.69 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv. (3%)22 μg
Thiamine (B1) (2%)0.021 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (5%)0.057 mg
Niacin (B3) (2%)0.32 mg
Vitamin B6 (6%)0.074 mg
Folate (B9) (9%)36 μg
Vitamin C (4%)3.1 mg
Vitamin E (2%)0.27 mg
Vitamin K (28%)29.3 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (4%)40 mg
Iron (2%)0.2 mg
Magnesium (3%)11 mg
Phosphorus (3%)24 mg
Potassium (6%)260 mg
Sodium (5%)80 mg
Zinc (1%)0.13 mg
Other constituents
Water 95 g

source wikipedia

As you can see celery contains a little sodium, phosphorus, calcium, quite a bit of acid, a hint of fat and a little sugar.

They can eat celery and they make a nice addition to their diet and supplement hay quite nicely, just chop it up into pieces and feed three to four times a week at the most. A few pieces a day should suffice.

Just don’t give them too much at any one time as too much may upset their tummies.

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