can rabbits eat cheerios

Can Rabbits eat Plain Cheerios?

Cheerios are a popular breakfast cereal which are eaten across the world in many different types and forms.
Rabbits cannot eat any kind of cheerios that have had things added to them such as honey nut cheerios so can rabbits eat plain cheerios?

Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more. In particular, their sodium, calcium, fat, phosphorus, sugar, fat, and fibre content are of most interest.

Total fat 2 g 3%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 140 mg 6%
Potassium 170 mg 5%
Total carbohydrate 20 g 7%
Dietary fiber 3 g 1%
Sugars 1 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 10%
Iron 45%

source wikipedia

As you can see plain cheerios contain a hint of sugar, quite a bit of sodium, and a hint of fibre and fat. This means that rabbits can eat cheerios, however they aren’t the best food for them as they dont give them any beneficial nutrients. However, they can eat them as a snack. Just dont over feed them.

Originally posted 2015-01-17 23:06:37.

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