Rabbits are often chosen as pets, they are very pretty, fluffy, they are loved by children. Rabbits are kept in apartments and in private homes. Animals are unpretentious in care, they do not need to walk on the street, it is enough to clean the cage and properly feed. In order for their health and development to be harmonious, you need to correctly organize the nutrition of pets. The basis of the diet is hay, but this is not enough, fertilizing is necessary. Very often questions arise about this? whether all vegetables and fruits can be given to an ornamental rabbit, whether he eats cucumbers, beets, pumpkins. These questions need to get answers before getting animals, as many products can cause upset the digestive tract.
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In order not to experience health problems and develop normally, feel good, rabbits need to get a drink, hay and feed. However, fruits and vegetables allow you to vary the diet and give your pet an opportunity to add an additional source of nutrients and vitamins. They have a beneficial effect on the work of the internal organs, normalize stool, affect muscle strengthening, make the animal stronger, more resistant to infections.
Berries are very useful for animals, they have a beneficial effect on immunity, increase appetite, eliminate toxins.
Despite the fact that there is a list of recommended vegetables for use, with the introduction of complementary foods, it is imperative to monitor the reaction and the state of the pet. Vegetables include a variety of, perfectly digested potatoes in boiled form without peel. But it should be remembered that it is quite calories, so follow it to alternate with cabbage, carrots. Feeding should be varied. Sugar beet is a favorite treat of rabbits, it is necessary to include only ripe fruits in the diet, without peel.
It is important not to overdo it and not to give too many beets, to monitor the reaction, as it can cause liquid stools in large quantities.
Cucumbers are another useful product; you can even start giving them to babies. These vegetables are good for feeding and mothers-rabbits, as they increase the amount of milk. Due to the fact that the calories in cucumbers are minimal, they can be given almost all year round, and in summer, in hot weather, this vegetable is especially relevant, because it contains a lot of water. The same can be said about tomatoes. Of course, the advantage for products grown in their own garden or purchased from proven farmers, in mass production, the percentage of vegetables processed with chemical compositions, nitrates for the duration of storage. They can cause harm to the rabbit and its health, so it is necessary to reduce their consumption to a minimum.
Be sure to feed the animal with stalks of chard, celery, broccoli. Good corn in both fresh and processed form. Rabbits are very fond of Jerusalem artichoke, moreover, they are ready to refuse other vegetable delicacies for its sake. Be careful, if this happens, you will have to eliminate Jerusalem artichoke from the diet, since a variety of top dressing is very important for the harmonious development of the animal.