Can Rabbits eat Figs?

Figs are a species of flowering plant in the genu sFicus, from the family Moraceae, known as the common fig.

They are native to the Middle East and western Asia, and have been sought out and cultivated since ancient times, and are now widely grown throughout the temperate world, both for its fruit and as an ornamental plant.

So can rabbits eat figs at all?

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

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 1,041 kJ (249 kcal)
63.87 g
Sugars 47.92 g
Dietary fiber 9.8 g
0.93 g
3.3 g
Thiamine (B1) (7%)0.085 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (7%)0.082 mg
Niacin (B3) (4%)0.619 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(9%)0.434 mg
Vitamin B6 (8%)0.106 mg
Folate (B9) (2%)9 μg
Choline (3%)15.8 mg
Vitamin C (1%)1.2 mg
Vitamin K (15%)15.6 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (16%)162 mg
Iron (16%)2.03 mg
Magnesium (19%)68 mg
Manganese (24%)0.51 mg
Phosphorus (10%)67 mg
Potassium (14%)680 mg
Sodium (1%)10 mg
Zinc (6%)0.55 mg

source wikipedia

As you can see figs contain a lot of phosphorus, calcium, they are very acidic, and have a lot of sugar.

This means that rabbits cannot eat figs at all.

They just have too much bad stuff for rabbits in them and are a food to avoid giving them.

Unfortunately, this means dried figs are out too!

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