can rabbits eat celtuce

Can Rabbits eat Celtuce?

Celtuce is also called stem lettuce, celery lettuce asparagus lettuce, or chinese lettuce and is a vegetable that is grown for its thick stem.

Celtuce is known to ne a moist, crisp, vegetable that has a mild flavour and is often stir fried.

So can rabbits eat celtuce at all?

Lets take a look at their acidic, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, sugar, fat and fibre content is of mots interest as far as rabbtis are concerned.

Energy 75 kJ (18 kcal)
Carbohydrates 3.65 g
Dietary fiber 1.7 g
Fat 0.3 g
Protein 0.85 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv. (22%) 175 μg
Thiamine (B1) (5%) 0.055 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (6%) 0.07 mg
Niacin (B3) (4%) 0.55 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(4%) 0.183 mg
Vitamin B6 (4%) 0.05 mg
Folate (B9) (12%) 46 μg
Vitamin C (23%) 19.5 mg
Trace metals
Calcium (4%) 39 mg
Iron (4%) 0.55 mg
Magnesium (8%) 28 mg
Manganese (33%) 0.688 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 39 mg
Potassium (7%) 330 mg
Sodium (1%) 11 mg
Zinc (3%)

source wikipedia

As you can see celtuce contains quite a bit of phosphorus, a little calcium, quite a bit of acidic content, and a hint of fat and fibre. However they do contain quite a bit of water which can cause bloat.

This means that rabbits can eat celtuce but not too much as it will hurt them if they eat too much.

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