can rabbits eat cilantro

Can Rabbits eat Cilantro?

Cilantro is also known as Corriander, Chinese parsley or dhania, and is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander is native to regions spanning from southern Europe and North Africa to south western Asia. It is a soft plant growing to 50 cm (20 in) tall.

So can rabbits eat Cilantro at all?

Lets take a look here and find out more. In particular, their acidic, phosphorus, calcium, fat, fibre, sodium, and sugar content is of interest to rabbits.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 95 kJ (23 kcal)
Carbohydrates 3.67 g
Sugars 0.87
Dietary fiber 2.8 g
Fat 0.52 g
Protein 2.13 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
lutein zeaxanthin (42%)337 μg
(36%)3930 μg
865 μg
Thiamine (B1) (6%)0.067 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (14%)0.162 mg
Niacin (B3) (7%)1.114 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(11%)0.57 mg
Vitamin B6 (11%)0.149 mg
Folate (B9) (16%)62 μg
Vitamin C (33%)27 mg
Vitamin E (17%)2.5 mg
Vitamin K (295%)310 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (7%)67 mg
Iron (14%)1.77 mg
Magnesium (7%)26 mg
Manganese (20%)0.426 mg
Phosphorus (7%)48 mg
Potassium (11%)521 mg
Sodium (3%)46 mg
source
wikipedia

As you can see Cilantro contains a hint of sodium, a lot of phosphorus, calcium and acidic content and a hint of sugar, fat and fibre content.

This means that rabbits cannot eat cilantro. It is just too acidic for them and is not worth feeding to them.

It is a herb to avoid feeding to bunnies.

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