Yes. Rabbits can eat Eggplant only as an occasional treat. We can’t provide Eggplant to rabbits very often and we should only serve a limited amount of Eggplant in moderation.
Eggplant contains good nutrition and is low in calories. It’s rich in vitamins C, E, K, complex B, beta-carotene, vitamin A, antioxidants, and a decent amount of fiber.
Keep in mind that we can’t provide eggplant parts for rabbits.
Can Baby Rabbits Eat Eggplant?
No baby Rabbit can not eat eggplant. The digestive systems of young rabbits are much more sensitive than those of adult rabbits.
Wait until your rabbits get a bit older and you try eggplant.
Do Rabbits Like To Eat Eggplant?
It can change from time to time. Most of the time rabbits like to eat Eggplants because of the sweetness.
First, you can offer them a few Eggplants to check whether they like eggplant or not. If your rabbits don’t like to eat Eggplants it’s ok & it’s normal.
Some rabbits don’t like the flavor of Eggplants. Don’t serve eggplant too often, it can lead to many health issues. Rabbits can eat eggplant only as an occasional treat.
Benefits of Eating Eggplant
Eggplants are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins C and B6, potassium, copper, manganese, and thiamin.
They also contain phytonutrients such as naplesogenin and chlorogenic acid.
These substances have been shown to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties in animal studies.
How Often A Rabbit Can Eat Eggplant?
Only one tablespoon per 2 pounds of your rabbit’s weight. You can serve them 2 times per week. It’s more than enough for rabbits to get all the benefits from Eggplants.
Are Eggplant Leaves, Stem Safe For The Rabbits?
Definitely, those are not good foods for your rabbits. Eggplant leaves contain toxins and it’s bad for humans too.
They produce solanine in their leaves to protect them from insects. They are definitely poisonous to the rabbits.
Eggplant leaves, steam, and all leafy parts are unsafe for animals, except the fruit part.