Can Rabbits eat Cashew Nuts?

The cashew nut is the fruit of the cashew tree which is a tropical evergreen which also produces the cashew apple. It is served as a snack or used in recipes but it is actually a seed and not a nut.

The cashew nut yields derivatives that can be used in many different applications such as paints and lubricants.

So can rabbits eat cashew nuts at all?

Let’s take a look at its nutritional data to find out more about it

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

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 553
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44 g 67%
Saturated fat 8 g 40%
Polyunsaturated fat 8 g
Monounsaturated fat 24 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 12 mg 0%
Potassium 660 mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 30 g 10%
Dietary fiber 3.3 g 13%
Sugar 6 g
Protein 18 g 36%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3%
Iron 37%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 20%
Vitamin B-12 0%

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Unfortunately, rabbits are not able to eat cashew nuts as they are far too high in fat for bunnies to eat. They will harm them if they are eaten and so are a food to avoid giving to rabbits as much as possible

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