can rabbits eat thyme

Can Rabbits eat Thyme?

Thyme is an evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. Thyme is of the genus commonly Thymus vulgaris.

It is cultivated in hot, sunny locations with well-drained soil and is generally planted in the spring, and grows as a perennial.

It can be grown by seed, cuttings, or by dividing rooted section of the plant.

So can rabbits eat thyme at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data in particular their calcium, phosphorus, acidic, sodium, fat and fibres content

Thyme
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.7 g 2%
Saturated fat 0.5 g 2%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 9 mg 0%
Potassium 609 mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 24 g 8%
Dietary fiber 14 g 56%
Protein 6 g 12%
Vitamin A 95%
Vitamin C 266%
Calcium 40%
Iron 96%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 15%
Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium

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As you can see thyme contains a hint of fat, but an awful lot of calcium, this means it is not good for rabbits and should be avoided as far as a veggie for rabbits is concerned.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 23:35:01.

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