Best Ways and Methods to Feed Rabbit

The Health status and welfare of your rabbit largely depends on what they consume, this literally means the type of feed you give to them, the equipment’s used to serve them the feeds and water as well as how hygienic their environment is. Therefore if you want your rabbits to always remain healthy and good looking then you must get their feeding methods and their ideal feeding and water equipment’s.

While most pet rabbit diets are geared toward preventing obesity, there are some rabbits that might need an increase in nutrients. Rabbits that are recovering from an illness, or that have been rescued from neglectful situations may need to put on some weight.

It is important to ensure that your rabbit is free of parasites or other medical issues that might be causing continued weight loss.

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All rabbits need to have fresh, clean water available at all times. skinny rabbits may be especially dehydrated. Watch the water levels closely and keep the water source full at all times.

Provide fresh Timothy hay, or mixed hay, which might include a bit of alfalfa hay, in your rabbit’s enclosure. Also offer pelleted food or well mixed mash to your bunny to round out his diet. These fortified with nutrients. Offering a balance of quality hay and quality feeds is what a growing bunny needs.

Give your rabbits a treat of fresh vegetables every day. Wheat grass, carrot tops, collard greens, parsley and radish tops are just a few veggies your rabbit can munch on. Avoid feeding too much kale. Fruit should be fed to bunnies sparingly. One to 2 tablespoon of fresh fruit for every 5 pounds of body weight is all she needs. Some acceptable fruits include pears, kiwis, strawberries, apples, pineapples and melons.

Weigh your rabbit on a scale every week. This helps you chart your progress and it also lets you know when your rabbit has reached an acceptable weight.

Note:
Avoid feeding your rabbit grains, refined sugar or beans, even if you are trying to fatten them up. While a rabbit will plump up on a diet including these foods, they can also develop a gastrointestinal disease. N in cases where u add soya, it must be in very low quantities and fried not raw.

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