Can Rabbits Eat Asparagus?

Can Rabbits Eat Asparagus?

Asparagus is considered to be one of the most healthy vegetables in the world and consists of roughly 93% water.

The reason it is healthy is because it is low in calories and also sodium.

As well it has many important minerals and vitamins such as:

  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Calcium
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Folic Acid
  • Riboflavin
  • Thiamin
  • Iron
  • Postassium
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Chromium
  • Beta-Carotene

So can rabbits eat asparagus safely at all?

Yes, but in moderation and slowly to start.

Make sure that you rabbit is an adult first before feeding this veggie to them as the stalk is hard to chew.

Additionally make sure you only introduce one new food at a time and give just a little bit.

As asparagus contains a lot of water it can cause a rabbit to have an upset stomach and possibly diarrhea and therefore it is important to start slowly.

Wait about 5 – 7 days in between to see how their stomach reacts after first introducing this veggie into their diet.