can rabbits eat strawberries

Can Rabbits eat Strawberries?

Strawberries are otherwise known as garden strawberries are a fruit that is widely known for its characteristic smell, colour, and texture. It is eaten in large amounts either fresh or in prepared foods such as pies, ice cream, milkshakes, chocolates, fruit juice, and preserves.

It is known as being one of the most popular fruits in the world and is consumed in all kinds of civilisations around the world.

So can rabbits eat Strawberries at all?

Lets take a look here and find out more, in particular their acidic content, phosphorus, sugar, sodium, fat, and fibre content.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 136 kJ (33 kcal)
Carbohydrates 7.68 g
Sugars 4.89 g
Dietary fiber 2 g
Fat 0.3 g
Protein 0.67 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (2%) 0.024 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (2%) 0.022 mg
Niacin (B3) (3%) 0.386 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) (3%) 0.125 mg
Vitamin B6 (4%) 0.047 mg
Folate (B9) (6%) 24 μg
Choline (1%) 5.7 mg
Vitamin C (71%) 58.8 mg
Vitamin E (2%) 0.29 mg
Vitamin K (2%) 2.2 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (2%) 16 mg
Iron (3%) 0.41 mg
Magnesium (4%) 13 mg
Manganese (18%) 0.386 mg
Phosphorus (3%) 24 mg
Potassium (3%) 153 mg
Sodium (0%) 1 mg
Zinc (1%) 0.14 mg
Other constituents
Water 90.95 g
Fluoride 4.4 µg

source wikipedia

As you can see strawberries are quite acidic and do contain quite a bit of sugar but only a hint of phosphorus and calcium.

This means that rabbits can eat strawberries, but keep them limited due to the sugar and acidic content. One to two strawberries a few times a week will suffice.

Can rabbits eat strawberry leaves?

Yes they can eat strawberry leaves. They are just fine for rabbits to eat.

Can rabbits eat strawberry plants?

Yes rabbits can eat strawberry plants and they are good for rabbits to eat.

 

Originally posted 2015-02-07 22:56:37.

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