Monday, March 16, 2009

What Kinds of Veggies Should I Feed My Rabbit?

When shopping for vegetables, look for a selection of different veggies--look for both dark leafy veggies and root vegetables, and try to get different colors. Stay away from beans and rhubarb. Select at least three kinds of vegetables daily. A variety is necessary nutrients, with one each day that contains Vitamin A, indicated by an *. Add one vegetable to the diet at a time. Eliminate if it causes soft stools or diarrhea. Here's a suggested veggie list:

Alfalfa, radish & clover sprouts, Basil, Beet greens (tops)*, Bok choy, Broccoli (mostly leaves/stems)*, Brussels sprouts, Carrot & carrot tops*, Celery, Cilantro, Clover, Collard greens*, Dandelion greens and flowers (no pesticides)*, Endive*, Escarole, Green pepers, Kale*, Mint, Mustard green*, Parsley*, Pea pods*, Peppermint leaves, Raddichio, Radish tops, Raspberry leaves, Romaine lettuce (no iceberg or light colored leaf)*, Spinach*, Watercress*, Wheat grass.

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