Can a rabbit eat tomatoes?

Can a rabbit eat tomatoes?

Yes – Rabbits can be fed tomatoes moderation if the vine or leaves have been removed.

What are tomatoes?

Tomatoes are a fruit from the nightshade family. They are grown on vines and have a smooth, red, edible skin and a juicy, sweet, edible, pulpy interior. They come in a variety of different shapes, colors and sizes.

 What are the health benefits of tomatoes?

Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C, which is essential for healing wounds and skin infections. They are also a good source of vitamin A, which helps to keep the mucous membranes in the respiratory system healthy.

How to prepare tomatoes for a rabbit

  1. Remove any vines or leaves present and rinse the tomatoes thoroughly.
  2. Chop into bite size pieces before serving.

How much tomatoes to give to a rabbit

Tomatoes contain relatively low levels of sugar compared to other fruits. The general recommended serving amount is about 1 teaspoon per 2 lbs body weight.

How to store tomatoes

Store tomatoes in a plastic container in the refrigerator.

Where can I buy tomatoes?

Can a rabbit eat tomatoes?

You can purchase fresh tomatoes from your local farmers markets and grocery stores.


Can a rabbit eat yellow tomatoes?

Yes – It is safe to feed your rabbit yellow tomatoes excluding the vine and leaves.

Can a rabbit eat cherry tomatoes?

Yes – A rabbit can eat cherry tomatoes minus any vines or leaves.

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