Yes – Rabbits can eat wheatgrass regularly.
What is wheatgrass?
Wheatgrass is actually the first stage of wheat’s growth. It is harvested when it’s young and tender. It’s green in color and has a mild and nutty flavor.
What are the health benefits of wheatgrass?
Wheatgrass is a great addition to a rabbit’s diet because it’s full of vitamins, minerals and protein. Wheatgrass is also low in calories and contains a fair amount of fiber. It can stimulate the immune system, reduce inflammation and reduce the risk of cancer.
How to prepare wheatgrass for a rabbit
- Cut off the wheatgrass from the stalk and roots.
- Rinse the wheatgrass thoroughly removing any dirt and other debris that may be on the grass.
- Cut into smaller pieces and serve in a bowl.
How much wheatgrass to give to a rabbit
The general recommendation of wheatgrass to give a rabbit is about 1 cup per 2lbs per body weight.
How to store wheatgrass
Store the wheatgrass by placing it into a plastic container or bag in the fridge. Consume within two days.
Where can I buy wheatgrass?
You can buy wheatgrass from nurseries, farmers market, health food stores and some supermarkets.
No – Wheatgrass contains low levels of oxalate.
Yes – It contains relatively high level of calcium.