Yes – Kiwis can be given to rabbits occasionally.
What are kiwis?
A kiwi is a small, green fruit with brown, hairy skin that come from the plant Actinidia. They have a sweet and tart flavor.
What are the health benefits of kiwi?
Kiwi contains a number of nutrients that can be beneficial for a rabbit’s health. Kiwi is rich in vitamin C, which is essential for immune system function. Kiwi is also rich in potassium, which is important for heart and muscle health.
How to prepare kiwi for a rabbit
When preparing kiwi for your rabbit, wash it thoroughly to remove any traces of pesticides. Peel and slice the kiwi into small pieces for your bunny to eat. Tip: Buy organic kiwis if you feed your rabbit kiwi with the skin.
How much kiwi to give to a rabbit
In general, adult rabbits can eat about 1 teaspoon per 2 lbs body weight.
How to store kiwi
You can store kiwi for a few days at room temperature to let it ripen. Whole kiwis can also be stored in the refrigerator.
Where can I buy kiwi?
You can usually find kiwis at your grocery stores year round.
Yes – Kiwi seeds are small and can generally be digested easily by rabbits.
Yes – Rabbits can eat the skin of kiwis so long as it has been washed well.