Can rabbits eat broccolini?

Yes, rabbits can eat broccolini. Broccolini, also known as baby broccoli or broccolette, is a hybrid vegetable that is a cross between broccoli and Chinese kale. It is safe for rabbits to consume and can be a nutritious addition to their diet.

When feeding broccolini to your rabbit, make sure it is fresh and thoroughly washed to remove any dirt or pesticide residue. Offer small pieces of broccolini as part of your rabbit's daily vegetable portion. It's important to introduce new foods gradually and monitor your rabbit's response to ensure they tolerate it well.

While broccolini is safe for rabbits, it's important to remember that it should be given in moderation. Too much broccolini or any other vegetable can lead to digestive issues. It's best to provide a balanced diet for your rabbit, with hay being the main component, followed by fresh vegetables and a limited amount of pellets. Offering a variety of vegetables ensures that your rabbit receives a mix of nutrients.

How much broccolini can rabbits eat? 

Broccolini can form part of a rabbits daily diet. Up to 20% of a rabbits diet should be vegetables and leafy greens, such as broccolini.

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

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