Can a rabbit eat peaches?

Can a rabbit eat peaches?

Yes – Peaches can be occasionally fed to rabbits.

What are peaches?

Peaches are fruits that belong to the genus Persica. They’re a seasonal fruit and they come in yellow, red, and white varieties.

What are the health benefits of peaches?

Peaches are a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. However, they are relatively high in sugar and should be consumed only occasionally by rabbits.

How to prepare peaches for a rabbit

  1. Gently wash the peaches under cold water.
  2. Peel the peach and cut the peach in half removing the pit and any hard areas surrounding the peach.
  3. Slice the peach into smaller pieces before serving.

How much peaches to give to a rabbit

An adult rabbit can have about 1 teaspoon per 2 lbs body weight.

How to store peaches

Fresh whole peaches can be stored at room temperature or in the refrigerator. If sliced consume within 1-2 days.

Where can I buy peaches?

Can a rabbit eat peaches?

Peaches can be found in most whole food stores, grocery stores and farmers’ markets during the summer months.


Why do you need to remove the pits of a peach before serving?

The pits of the peach contain low levels of cyanide, which are toxic to rabbits.

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