Rabbits can eat tomatoes, but they are not recommended as a main source of nutrition. Tomatoes are very high in sugar, and rabbits should only consume them in small amounts.Know More
Rabbits should not consume any part of tomato plants. The leaves, vines and stems are toxic and can be harmful.
A rabbit's diet should consist of mostly green, leafy vegetables, which are low in calories and high in fiber. This includes cabbage, kale, radish tops, spinach, carrot leaves and romaine lettuce. Iceberg lettuce is not a good choice because it is not as nutritious. Stalks, such as celery, chard and broccoli, are also ideal for rabbits.Learn more about Rabbits & Hares
Mini lop rabbits live about 9 to 10 years with proper care. Some health problems may occur that shorten the lifespan or compromise the animal's health.Full Answer >
Female rabbits typically pull out their fur due to an increase of estrogen levels during pseudopregnancy, prompting them to carry out maternal behaviors such as building a nest. This stage of the pseudopregnancy (release of ova prior to gestation), which usually occurs between 15 and 18 days after ovulation, is accompanied by a loosening of fur.Full Answer >
Teacup bunnies, or Netherland dwarf rabbits, require a diet consisting of vegetables, hay, water and pellets. Due to their smaller size, their gastrointestinal systems are more delicate than other rabbits, and must be fed with care. A minimal amount of fruit is also recommended due to the high sugar content in fruits.Full Answer >
Common breeds of rabbits to be raised for meat are New Zealand Whites, American Chinchilla, Rex and Californian. There are more than a dozen breeds available to choose from, depending on the specific needs of the breeder.Full Answer >