Can a rabbit eat potatoes?

Can a rabbit eat potatoes?

No – Potatoes should not be consumed by rabbits.

Why should I not feed potatoes to my rabbit?


You should not feed your rabbit potatoes as they contain high amounts of starch, which can cause an array of problems including diarrhoea, constipation and in some cases GI stasis.

Potato leaves, peels and sprouted potatoes

Can a rabbit eat potatoes?

These parts of the potatoes are even more toxic to a rabbit and should also not be given to them as it can result in death.


Can a rabbit eat red potatoes?

No – Rabbit should not eat red potatoes.

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