What kind of feed do you feed your rabbit?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Willow's Meadow, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm using pelleted horse feed because all rabbit food here is either crap or more than $2/lb at the petstore. The feed store pellets are just plain pathetic. A bunch of mystery grain products. Rabbits are grazing animals with a similar digestive tract and dietary need as horses. They require hay and grass based feeds or other high fiber sources. Small amounts of grain are ok and useful for putting on weight but overall animals that evolved to graze on grass and other plants digest grains poorly and do best if they can be fed without them. So I found horse pellets with no grain products made up of chopped alfalfa and beet pulp with vitamins and minerals added.
     
  3. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Regular old rabbit pellets and hay. My house bun mostly eats hay, only maybe 1/4 cup of pellets a day.
     
  4. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are getting King Feed pellets, and mix of their Combo and Lifelong Natural.
     
  5. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rabbit Pellets from TSC, Timothy Hay and we also let our bunny run free in the yard daily for an hour or two. He never goes any farther than then neighbors house behind us and he always comes back and hangs out under our camper.
     
  6. ladycrotalus

    ladycrotalus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get Manna Pro or Manna Gro from TSC and i give em lots of hay.
     
  7. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive heard oxbow pellets is the best feed you can buy
     
  8. LV426

    LV426 Chillin

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    I feed Mazuri Rabbit chow and timothy hay.
     
  9. Tinted

    Tinted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed Purina Show Formula to all my rabbits, and I mix Manapro Gro in with my show Dutch.
     
  10. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we just got our first rabbit. Jersey something. We got Rural king feed and it says it helps reduce the smell. Does anyone believe that? That rabbit stinks. Can we give him a bath?
     

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