Can Rabbits Eat Dates?

Can Rabbits Eat Dates?

A date is a cylindrical and oval shaped fruit that comes for the Greek word for finger which is dáktulos.

The reason is because of the elongated shape dates.

A date usually measures between 3 to 7 cm in length and 2 to 3 cm in diameter. When rip the color of a date can range from bright yellow to bright red.

Within a date there is a single stone that is between 2 – 2.5 cm long and 6 – 8 mm thick.

So the question remains: can rabbits eat dates at all and are they safe?

Nutritional Facts

Before we decide we should look at the nutritional date of dates and find out more about them.

Dates contain sodium, sugar, acidic content, calcium, phosphorus, fat and fibre. This is the nutritional information that is important as it concerns bunnies.

Are Dates Safe For Rabbits?

Therefore because of the fat, large amounts of sugar, little calcium and a lot of phosphorus rabbits cannot eat dates.

Dates are just too sweet for bunnies to eat.

It would be fine for a bunny to have a very little nimble of one date but nothing more than that as its bad for their health.