Can rabbits eat Apricots?

Rabbit blog post

Yes, Apricots can be fed to rabbits, provided the pit (stone) is removed. Rabbits can also eat the apricot skin.

How much Apricot can rabbits eat?

Like all fruits, Apricots are high in sugar so should be fed sparingly. Roughly 1-2 teaspoons per week is sufficient. 

Can rabbits eat dried apricot? 

No, rabbits should not eat dried Apricots. With the massively reduced water content, dried fruit is very sugary. A small piece of dried apricot contains significantly more sugar than a small piece of fresh apricot, and therefore it’s more dangerous.

If you are going to give your rabbit dried fruits, make sure you only offer it tiny amounts and ensure there is plenty of fresh water available too.

How much can my rabbit eat? 

While it is easy to say that 80% of the diet should be hay, 15% vegetables and greens, and 5% pellets, what does this actually look like?

Rabbit weight (kgs)  Hay Pellets (cups) Greens (cups) Vegetables (tablespoon)
1 Unlimited 1/8 1 1
2 Unlimited 1/8 2 2
3 Unlimited 1/4 3 3
4 Unlimited 1/2 4 4
5 Unlimited 1/2 5 5
6 Unlimited 3/4 6 6
7 Unlimited 3/4 7 7
FAQ - Can Rabbits Eat Apricots?

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