Can Rabbits Eat Corn on the Cob?

Can Rabbits Eat Corn on the Cob?

Corn on the cob is bad for a rabbits health and they should not be eating it at all. The reason being is that corn contains a lot of water and sugar content as well as acidic content. If a rabbit was to eat corn on the cob it would make them gassy and give them digestive issues.

Corn on the cob is also known as:

And it has a very high sugar content.

For the most part corn on the cob is prepared by boiling it but it can also be BBQ, baked or fried and is used in many different dishes around the globe.

So Can Rabbits Eat Corn on the Cob?

And if they can eat corn on the cob how much of it can they eat?

Before we find that out lets look a bit at the nutritional data about corn first. The main ingredients that affect rabbits in corn include:

  • acidic content
  • phosphorus
  • sugar
  • fat
  • fiber
  • water content

Therefore because of the large amounts of water, acidic content and sugar rabbits cannot eat fresh corn at all.

Because the corn is too gassy and sugary rabbits cannot handle eating them.

Therefore to answer the question can rabbits eat corn on the cob again the answer is No! Make sure you avoid feeding this veggie to your bunny as it will have negative side effects on their health.