Can a rabbit eat cherries?

Yes – Rabbits can eat cherries occasionally as they contains high levels of sugar.

Can a rabbit eat cherries

What are cherries?

Cherries are small stone fruits belonging to the genus Prunus. There are many different kinds of cherries, such as Bing, Rainier, and the sweet, plump California cherry.

What are the health benefits of cherries?

Cherries contain a great deal of fiber, which can aid in digestion. They’re also high in vitamin C and antioxidants.

How to prepare cherries for a rabbit

  1. Cherries should be washed thoroughly removing any stems.
  2. Slice the cherries in half and remove the pits.
  3. Serve in a bowl.

How many cherries to give to a rabbit

The recommended serving size is 1 teaspoon per 2 lbs body weight for an adult rabbit.

How to store cherries

Store cherries in a plastic container in the refrigerator and use within a few days.

Where can I buy cherries?

While you can find cherries at a grocery store you can also find them in a farmers market. Farmers markets often carry high-quality produce that’s fresh and ripe, making them the perfect place to find cherries.

FAQ’s

Can my rabbit eat canned cherries?

No – Canned cherries contain lots of sugar and shouldn’t be fed to your rabbit.

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