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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.

can rabbits eat seaweed

Can Rabbits eat Seaweed?

Seaweed is found in places all of the world on sea shores washed up from the ocean. It is also sold in grocery stores and is a delicacy in the Far East.

So can rabbits eat seaweed at all?

Unfortunately they can’t at all, seaweed of course contains high amounts of sodium which is something that rabbits can’t handle a lot of. They are okay to nibble on it, but too ‘inch of it could damage their kidneys

So avoid giving to bunnies

Originally posted 2015-01-13 23:30:06.

can rabbits eat mizuna

Can Rabbits eat Mizuna?

Mizuna is otherwise known as mustard greens, water greens, shui cai, kyona, Japanese mustard, potherb mustard, Japanese greens, California peppergrass, or spider mustard is a cultivatedvariety of Brassica rapa nipposinica.

So can rabbits eat mizuna at all?

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

Nutrition Facts
Mustard greens
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.4 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 20 mg 0%
Potassium 384 mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 4.7 g 1%
Dietary fiber 3.2 g 12%
Sugar 1.3 g
Protein 2.9 g 5%
Vitamin A 60%
Vitamin C 116%
Calcium 11%
Iron 8%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 10%
Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium 8%

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As you can see mizuna contains a hint of fat and a little sugar.

This means this rabbits can eat mizuna, three to four times a week should suffice but just be careful that they don’t get bloated so don’t feed them too much.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 23:27:52.

can rabbits eat parsnips

Can Rabbits eat Parsnips?

Parsnips are a root vegetable.that are related to parsley and carrots. It is a biennial vegetable that is grown as an annual.

Its long tuberous root has cream-colored skin and flesh and can be left in the ground when mature as it becomes sweeter in flavor after winter frosts.

The parsnip is native to Eurasia. It was introduced into the United States in the nineteenth century.

So can rabbits eat parsnips at all?

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

Parsnip, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 314 kJ (75 kcal)
Carbohydrates
18 g
Sugars 4.8
Dietary fiber 4.9 g
Fat
0.2 g
Protein
1.2 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (8%)0.09 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (4%)0.05 mg
Niacin (B3) (5%)0.7 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(12%)0.6 mg
Vitamin B6 (7%)0.09 mg
Folate (B9) (17%)67 μg
Vitamin C (20%)17 mg
Vitamin E (10%)1.49 mg
Vitamin K (21%)22.5 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (4%)36 mg
Iron (5%)0.59 mg
Magnesium (8%)29 mg
Manganese (27%)0.56 mg
Phosphorus (10%)71 mg
Potassium (8%)375 mg
Sodium (1%)10 mg
Zinc (6%)0.59 mg
Other constituents
Water 79.53 g

source wikipedia

As you can see parsnips contain quite a lot of phosphorus, a hint of sodium, are very acidic, a little fat and sugar.

This means that rabbits can have a small amount of them once a week at the most, but nothing more than that due to their acidic nature.

Can Rabbits eat Parsnip Greens?

Yes they can eat parsnip greens, they will enjoy them as well.

Can Rabbits eat Parsnip peelings?

Yes they can but not too much due to their acidic content

Originally posted 2015-01-13 23:20:58.

can rabbits eat grapes

Can Rabbits eat Grapes?

Grapes are a fruiting berry of the deciduous woody vines of the botanical genus Vitis.

Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, and grape seed oil.

Grapes are a non-climacterictype of fruit, generally occurring in clusters.

So can rabbits eat grapes at all?

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

Grapes, red or green
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 288 kJ (69 kcal)
Carbohydrates
18.1 g
Sugars 15.48 g
Dietary fiber 0.9 g
Fat 0.16 g
Protein 0.72 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (6%)0.069 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (6%)0.07 mg
Niacin (B3) (1%)0.188 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(1%)0.05 mg
Vitamin B6 (7%)0.086 mg
Folate (B9) (1%)2 μg
Choline (1%)5.6 mg
Vitamin C (4%)3.2 mg
Vitamin E (1%)0.19 mg
Vitamin K (14%)14.6 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (1%)10 mg
Iron (3%)0.36 mg
Magnesium (2%)7 mg
Manganese (3%)0.071 mg
Phosphorus (3%)20 mg
Potassium (4%)191 mg
Sodium (0%)2 mg
Zinc (1%)0.07 mg
Other constituents
Fluoride

source wikipedia

As you can see grapes contain a little phosphorus, a hint of calcium, a little acid, a hint of fat but to contain a lot of sugar.

This means that rabbits can eat grapes but only one a week at the most as they are just too sweet to have more than that.

Make sure they are seedless grapes as well, as seed grapes may cause chokage.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 23:13:47.

can rabbits eat celery

Can Rabbits eat Celery?

Celery is a plant variety in the family Apiaceae, commonly used as a vegetable.

The plant grows to 1 m (3.3 ft) tall and it is a food that is eaten around the world in many different culinary dishes and even on its own.

So can rabbits eat celery at all?

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

Celery, raw
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 12 kcal (50 kJ)
Carbohydrates
2.97 g (including fibre)
Sugars 1.4 g
Dietary fibre 1.83 g
Fat
0.17 g
Protein
0.69 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv. (3%)22 μg
Thiamine (B1) (2%)0.021 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (5%)0.057 mg
Niacin (B3) (2%)0.32 mg
Vitamin B6 (6%)0.074 mg
Folate (B9) (9%)36 μg
Vitamin C (4%)3.1 mg
Vitamin E (2%)0.27 mg
Vitamin K (28%)29.3 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (4%)40 mg
Iron (2%)0.2 mg
Magnesium (3%)11 mg
Phosphorus (3%)24 mg
Potassium (6%)260 mg
Sodium (5%)80 mg
Zinc (1%)0.13 mg
Other constituents
Water 95 g

source wikipedia

As you can see celery contains a little sodium, phosphorus, calcium, quite a bit of acid, a hint of fat and a little sugar.

They can eat celery and they make a nice addition to their diet and supplement hay quite nicely, just chop it up into pieces and feed three to four times a week at the most. A few pieces a day should suffice.

Just don’t give them too much at any one time as too much may upset their tummies.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 22:50:40.

can rabbits eat rosemary

Can Rabbits eat Rosemary?

Rosemary is also known as Rosmarinus officinalis and is a woody, perennial herb that has fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region.

It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs.

So can rabbits eat Rosemary at all?

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

Nutrition Facts
Rosemary
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 131
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g 9%
Saturated fat 2.8 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 1.2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 26 mg 1%
Potassium 668 mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g 7%
Dietary fiber 14 g 56%
Protein 3.3 g 6%
Vitamin A 58%
Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 31%
Iron 36%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 15%
Vitamin B-12

source wikipedia

As you can see Rosemary contains a lot of calcium, fibre, fat and a hint of sodium,

Unfortunately they can’t eat Rosemary at all. Their calcium, fibre and fat content rules them out for rabbits. So do avoid feeding it to bunnies.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 22:45:33.

can rabbits eat coconut

Can Rabbits eat Coconut?

Coconuts are the fruit of the coconut tree is and is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family). It is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos.

The term coconut can refer to the whole coconut palm, seed or the fruit which is a drupe and not a nut. It is today eaten around the world and is farmed, harvested, and sold in various forms.

So can rabbits eat coconut at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data, in particular their sodium, calcium, sugar, fat, phosphorus, and fibre content.

Coconut-inner edible solid part, raw (fresh kopra)
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 354 kcal (1,480 kJ)
Carbohydrates
24.23
Sugars 6.23
Dietary fiber 9
Fat
33.49
Protein
3.33 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (6%)0.066 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (2%)0.02 mg
Niacin (B3) (4%)0.54 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(20%)1.014 mg
Vitamin B6 (4%)0.05 mg
Vitamin C (4%)3.3 mg
Trace metals
Calcium (1%)14 mg
Iron (19%)2.43 mg
Magnesium (9%)32 mg
Phosphorus (16%)113 mg
Potassium (8%)356 mg
Zinc (12%)1.1 mg
Other constituents
Water

source wikipedia

As you can see coconut contains a lot of phosphorus, a hint of calcium, they are very acidic, contain a lot of fat and are very sweet.

This means that rabbits can’t eat them at all as they just can’t handle their nutrient content and will hurt their tummies.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 22:41:00.

can rabbits drink coconut water

Can Rabbits drink Coconut Water?

Coconut water is the suspension for the endosperm of the coconut during its nuclear phase of development.

It contains sugar, dietary fiber, proteins, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, and provides an isotonic electrolytebalance.

It is known as a refreshing drink throughout the humid tropics, and is gaining popularity as a sports drink.

So can rabbits drink coconut water?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data, in particular their sodium, calcium, sugar, fat, phosphorus, and fibre content which is most pertinent as far as bunnies are concerned.

coconut water
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 19 kcal (79 kJ)
Carbohydrates
3.71
Sugars 2.61
Dietary fiber 1.1
Fat 0.2
Protein 0.72
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) (3%)0.03 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (5%)0.057 mg
Niacin (B3) (1%)0.08 mg
Vitamin B6 (2%)0.032 mg
Vitamin C (3%)2.4 mg
Trace metals
Calcium (2%)24 mg
Iron (2%)0.29 mg
Magnesium (7%)25 mg
Phosphorus (3%)20 mg
Potassium (5%)250 mg
Zinc (1%)0.1 mg
Other constituents
Water

source wikipedia

As you can see coconut water contains a hint of phosphorus, calcium, sugar, fat and fibre are a little acidic.

This means that rabbits can have a little of it, but it isn’t a great drink for rabbits to have a lot of it.

Their main drink should be plain water and it shouldn’t be necessary to give them such a drink.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 22:11:08.

can rabbits drink coconut milk

Can Rabbits Drink Coconut Milk?

Coconut milk is obtained by extracting juice by pressing the grated coconut’s white kernel or by passing hot water or milk through grated coconut, which extracts oil and aromatic compounds.

It has a huge fat content of about 23% and the ilk can be used to produce virgin coconut oil by controlled heating and removal of the oil fraction.

So can rabbits drink coconut milk?

Unfortunately they can’t at all. It is far too fatty for them and will harm them of it is drunk by them.

Originally posted 2015-01-13 22:01:12.