Can Rabbits Eat Blueberries?

Can Rabbits Eat Blueberries?

Blueberries are a sweet fruit that people all around the world love to eat.

They can be eaten fresh on their own or eaten in dishes such as cereal, in muffins or in pies.

So can rabbits eat blueberries at all?

Before we can answer this question we need to look at all the nutritional facts surrounding this fruit first.

In particular we should look at the following:

  • protein content
  • fat content
  • sugar content
  • acidic content
  • phosphorus content
  • calcium content

These elements are particular important when it comes to rabbits.

Energy 240 kJ (57 kcal)
Carbohydrates 14.49 g
– Sugars 9.96 g
– Dietary fiber 2.4 g
Fat 0.33 g
Protein 0.74 g
Vitamin A 54 IU
– beta-carotene 32 μg (0%)
– lutein and zeaxanthin 80 μg
Thiamine (vit. B1) 0.037 mg (3%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2) 0.041 mg (3%)
Niacin (vit. B3) 0.418 mg (3%)
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.124 mg (2%)
Vitamin B6 0.052 mg (4%)
Folate (vit. B9) 6 μg (2%)
Vitamin C 9.7 mg (12%)
Vitamin E 0.57 mg (4%)
Vitamin K 19.3 μg (18%)
Calcium 6 mg (1%)
Iron 0.28 mg (2%)
Magnesium 6 mg (2%)
Manganese 0.336 mg (16%)
Phosphorus 12 mg (2%)
Potassium 77 mg (2%)
Sodium 1 mg (0%)
Zinc 0.16 mg (2%)

From what you can see above blueberries have a hint of fat, acidic content, calcium and phosphorus content.

They are also very sweet as they contain a lot of sugar.

Therefore rabbits can eat blueberries but only a very small amount and at most once a week.

Do not give anymore blueberries to you bunny as it would be bad for their health and possibly cause a stomach ache.