Can Rabbits Eat Hazelnuts

Can Rabbits Eat Hazelnuts

No – you cannot feed hazelnuts to rabbits at all because they are really bad for a rabbits health. The reason being is that they contain a huge amount of phosphorus content and are very acidic which is bad for rabbits.

Therefore you should not purposely try to feed hazelnuts to rabbits.

If you discuss that your rabbit has accidentally eaten some hazelnuts it would be best to contact a vet to get your rabbit checked out or get some advice to make sure that your rabbit will be alright.

Nutritional Facts

Energy 2,629 kJ (628 kcal)
Carbohydrates 17
Starch 0.48
Sugars 4.34
Dietary fiber 11
Fat 60.75
Saturated 4.464
Monounsaturated 45.652
Polyunsaturated 7.92
Protein 14.95
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene
lutein zeaxanthin
(0%) 1 μg
(0%) 11 μg
92 μg
Vitamin A 20 IU
Thiamine (B1) (56%) 0.643 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (9%) 0.113 mg
Niacin (B3) (12%) 1.8 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(18%) 0.918 mg
Vitamin B6 (43%) 0.563 mg
Folate (B9) (28%) 113 μg
Vitamin C (8%) 6.3 mg
Vitamin E (100%) 15.03 mg
Vitamin K (14%) 14.2 μg
Trace metals
Calcium (11%) 114 mg
Iron (36%) 4.7 mg
Magnesium (46%) 163 mg
Manganese (294%) 6.175 mg
Phosphorus (41%) 290 mg
Potassium (14%) 680 mg
Sodium (0%) 0 mg
Zinc (26%) 2.45 mg
Other constituents
Water 5.31

As you can see from the above information there is a lot of phosphorus content in hazelnuts which is bad for their health.

Therefore make sure to avoid trying to feed hazelnuts to your rabbit.

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