Can Rabbits Eat Broccoli?

Yes, rabbits can eat broccoli. Broccoli is one of the good and nutritious vegetables.

In fact, it’s highly nutritious. But it may not be enough for a bunny’s diet.

Broccoli contains good nutrients including vitamins and fiber that are needed for the rabbit’s healthy growth.

After you try feeding broccoli to your rabbit for the first time, you should be on the lookout for any signs of discomfort, particularly symptoms of gas.

Do Rabbits Like To Eat Broccoli

Yes, most rabbits like to eat broccoli.

But some rabbits do not like to eat broccoli. It depends on your rabbit’s taste.

No matter how much they love to eat broccoli, we need to limit the daily amount.

Most rabbits like to eat crunchy foods. If rabbits do not like to eat Broccoli, it’s totally fine.

How Much Broccoli Can Rabbits Have?

You can provide 1 tablespoon of broccoli per 2 pounds of your rabbit’s weight.

Rabbits can have 1-2 times per week. That is more than enough for healthy adult rabbits.

Is Broccoli Good or Bad for a Rabbit’s Health?

Broccoli is a healthy vegetable because it contains high amounts of fiber as well as vitamins C, E, and K.

The fiber in particular is beneficial for rabbits.

Broccoli is also a tough vegetable, which helps rabbits wear down their teeth (rabbits have teeth that grow continuously, so they need tough objects to chew on to prevent their teeth from developing spurs).

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Besides causing gas, broccoli can also be harmful to rabbits because it has a relatively high sugar content compared to other vegetables such as leafy greens.

When rabbits eat too much sugar, they could become overweight or develop digestive issues.

Symptoms of Your Rabbits In Digestive Discomfort.

  • You can hear some noises from your rabbit’s belly
  • They are not active like on normal days
  • Refuse to eat other food or favorite treats
  • Hard Stomach
  • Some rabbits keep their belly pressed on the flow.

Can Baby Rabbit Eat Broccoli?

We can’t serve Baby Rabbit with broccoli.

Do not ever try to feed broccoli to bunnies younger than even 4 months of age.

Broccoli can generate gases in rabbits’ digestive tract.