Rabbit and Duck friends

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Windy2, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. Windy2

    Windy2 New Egg

    Sep 26, 2015
    I have decided to get my pet rabbit out of his cage and let him run with my duck. The pen in my yard is about 16 ft. by 8 ft. with a small kiddy pool.
    My duck gets a blend of Zupreem parrot pellets and laying chicken feed. My rabbit gets Hay with Rabbit pellets.
    Both feeds are in bowls on the ground for easy access. I noticed that the duck snags a few bites out of the rabbit food and vice versa.
    Will this hurt them? If so what can I do about it? I hate to put the rabbit back in his cage. He is enjoying running around on the fresh grass.
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2015
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Sharing small amounts of feed should not hurt either. I have had problems with 'free range' rabbits developing diarrhea - Generally in the summer. Not certain if it was coccidiosis or somehow heat related.

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