Can Rabbits eat Walnuts?

The walnut is he nut of the walnut tree and is used for food after being processed while green for pickled walnuts or after ripening for its nutmeal.

They are rounded, single seed stone fruits of the walnut tree which are commonly used for the meat after they are fully ripened. When they fully ripened, the removal of the husk will reveal the wrinkly walnut shell.

The seed kernels are commonly sold as shelled walnuts and are enclosed in a brown shell.

So can rabbits eat walnuts at all?

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

In particular, it’s acidic, phosphorus, calcium, fibre, sugar and sodium content is of particular interest

Nutritional value per 100 grams
Energy 2,738 kJ (654 kcal)
Starch 0.06
Dietary fiber 6.7
Saturated 6.126
Monounsaturated 8.933
Polyunsaturated 47.174
Vitamin A equiv.
lutein zeaxanthin (0%)1 μg
(0%)12 μg
9 μg
Vitamin A 20 IU
Thiamine (B1) (30%)0.341 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (13%)0.15 mg
Niacin (B3) (8%)1.125 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(11%)0.570 mg
Vitamin B6 (41%)0.537 mg
Folate (B9) (25%)98 μg
Vitamin B12 (0%)0 μg
Vitamin C (2%)1.3 mg
Vitamin D (0%)0 μg
Vitamin D (0%)0 IU
Vitamin E (5%)0.7 mg
Vitamin K (3%)2.7 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (10%)98 mg
Iron (22%)2.91 mg
Magnesium (45%)158 mg
Manganese (163%)3.414 mg
Phosphorus (49%)346 mg
Potassium (9%)441 mg
Sodium (0%)2 mg
Zinc (33%)3.09 mg
Other constituents
Water 4.07
Alcohol (ethanol)

source wikipedia

As you can see walnuts contain a very high amount of phosphorus, calcium, and acidic content. They are also contain a very high amount of fat.

So unfortunately walnuts are quite dangerous for rabbits to eat and will harm them of eaten.

So steer clear of feeding them to bunnies.

Can rabbits eat walnut branches and leaves?

Unfortunately, they cant eat any kind of branches and leaves from seeded fruit trees. So avoid giving them to rabbits as they are poisonous to them.

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