Can a rabbit eat muesli?

Can a rabbit eat muesli?

Yes – Rabbits may eat muesli as an occasional treat. However it is not recommended to give them muesli as their primary diet due to the high levels of carbs present.

What is rabbit-suitable muesli made of?

Commercial muesli for rabbits usually made up of the following ingredients:

  • Grains
  • Pellets
  • Seeds
  • Peas
  • Flaked maize

How often can I give muesli to rabbits?

Giving muesli sparingly and in limited quantities.

Where can I buy muesli suitable for rabbits?

Can a rabbit eat muesli?

Rabbit-suitable muesli can be purchased from pet stores or online.


Why is eating muesli discouraged for rabbits?

On the most superficial level, rabbits may pick out their favorite bits of the muesli and leave out other parts so they don’t get the nutrients they need. However the sugars that are often contained in the muesli themselves can cause tooth decay, obesity and digestive issues.

How can I switch my rabbit to a hay and or pellet-based diet?

Gradually supplant your rabbits’ muesli with hay and pellets. Timothy hay is one of the best hays to give your rabbit.

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