Can Rabbits eat Savoy Cabbage?

Savoy cabbage is a winter vegetable that is heavy for its size and has leaves that are unblemished with a bright and fresh appearance. They are used in a variety of culinary dishes and goes well with apples, spices, horseradish, meat, and red wine. It is used in soups, stews as well as roasted plain and drizzled with olive oil.

So can rabbits eat savoy cabbage at all?

Lets take a look and find out more by checking out its nutritional data.

In particular, we are interested in its acidic, fat, sugar, calcium, phosphorus, and fibre content.

Energy 113 kJ (27 kcal)
Carbohydrates 6.1 g
Sugars 2.27 g
Dietary fiber 3.1 g
Fat 0.1 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
lutein zeaxanthin (6%) 50 μg
(6%) 600 μg
77 μg
Thiamine (B1) (6%) 0.07 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (3%) 0.03 mg
Niacin (B3) (2%) 0.3 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (4%) 0.187 mg
Vitamin B6 (15%) 0.19 mg
Folate (B9) (20%) 80 μg
Choline (3%) 12.3 mg
Vitamin C (37%) 31 mg
Vitamin E (1%) 0.17 mg
Vitamin K (66%) 68.8 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (4%) 35 mg
Iron (3%) 0.4 mg
Magnesium (8%) 28 mg
Manganese (9%) 0.18 mg
Phosphorus (6%) 42 mg
Potassium (5%) 230 mg
Zinc (3%) 0.27 mg

source wikipedia

As you can see Savoy cabbage contains quite a bit of phosphorus, a little calcium, they are quite acidic and contain a little sugar and fibre.

This means that rabbits can eat savoy cabbage but only in small amounts, once or twice a week.

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