What is the usual concern and question of people, owning a pet for the first time? The usual answer would be what can they eat? Other than the things needed by your pet rabbit, a cage, a hutch, exercise wheel, the most important and a necessity you should prioritize would be the food they eat. It is not much of a problem as you can have so many options you can choose for their diet. But there are some considerations you just need to think about for every food type. Stressing with most people’s concern about whether or not can rabbits eat parsley, there are some pros and cons that comes along.
Can Rabbits Eat Parsley?
Parsley is a commonly known to be a wonderful herb with a bit of spice. The green leafy vegetable is rich in essential nutrients and antioxidants. It is a healthy treat for both animals and humans. The vegetable is considered to be on the top of the list of the most nutritious food. The leafy vegetable, once consumed, can easily detoxify our body from all those unnecessary and harmful elements that we have consumed. It also helps clean our urinary system to maintain a clean and healthy tract and/or kidney. The super vegetable also aids in a good gastrointestinal system, preventing accumulation of gases, regulates digestion and more.
Here is a wonderful and cute clip of a rabbit and a snack of parsley:
However, parsley does not contain all nutrients that can sustain your pet rabbit’s growth, development, well-being and life. The green healthy vegetable can be used as a treat, a snack or a supplement to a main diet but should never be a regular food. The ideal food for pet rabbits would be rabbit feeds or pellets. The food type is a mixture of all other fruits and vegetables that contains a boosted and enhanced vitamins and minerals needed for a healthy pet. In addition, a high quality hay is also a great choice.
You should only consider parsley to be fed in moderation. You do not want them to get a full stomach and totally spoil their appetite of eating their feeds. Parsley can be given to them after their meal of rabbit feeds in small amounts.
Hope this short but detailed guide could somehow helped you a lot as we only want the best things for your pet rabbit.