Can Rabbits Eat Red Cabbage

Can Rabbits Eat Red Cabbage?

Purple cabbage, red kraut, and blue kraut are also known as Red cabbage. Dark verdant vegetation covers it. The color is changed by a pigment from the anthocyanin family in accordance with the pH level of the earth. It is present in China, all of the Americas, and Northern Europe.

So can rabbits eat red cabbage at all?

Let’s take a look at their nutritional data. In particular, their acidic, phosphorus, calcium, sodium, sugar, and fat content is of most interest as far as bunnies are concerned.

Energy 122 kJ (29 kcal)
6.94 g
Sugars 3.32 g
Dietary fibre 2.6 g
Fat 0.09 g
Protein 1.51 g
Vitamin A equiv.
beta-carotene (0%) 2 μg
(0%) 20 μg
Folate (B9) (6%) 24 μg
Vitamin C (41%) 34.4 mg
Vitamin K (45%) 47.6 μg
Trace metals
Potassium (6%)

source Wikipedia

As you can see, red cabbage contains a hint of fat and a little sugar.

This means that red cabbage is fine for rabbits to eat and makes a fine supplement for their hay diet. If you give them too much, it can cause them discomfort, therefore giving them small amounts two to three times a week should be enough. Make sure it isn’t their primary meal, though.

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