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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nccountrygirl, Oct 29, 2007.
Is rabbit food made out of alfalfa? The feed store said most rabbit foods is alfalfa, is it?
yes it is
Different kinds of bunny pellets can have a wide array of ingredients. The variety you can find depends greatly on where you live, however. Here's a partial list of things I found in the most popular pellet brands: alfalfa, oat/rice/soybean hulls, beet pulp, barley, oat flour, corn/milo, wheat, rice, soybean, molasses, cottonseed/safflower/soybean/wheat germ meal, brewer's yeast, whey, and additives such as fats, oils, and vitamins.
Things to look at are the %ages of protein, fat, fiber, calcium, and calories/lb. Your bunny's needs will vary depending on stage of life, sex, breeding, showing, etc. I'm still looking for a good pellet for senior buns, if anyone knows of one.
Lots of veggies and hay, and you can't go wrong...