Horses can eat carrots, peas, green beans, lettuce and squash. Some other vegetables that horses can eat include beets, celery, pumpkin, parsnips and cucumbers. They can also eat corn, plantains and a variety of dried beans, such as pinto, fava and red beans.Continue Reading
Vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, collard greens, chard, kale and broccoli should only be given to horses in small quantities. The same goes for turnips, spinach, radishes, garlic and onions. Large quantities of garlic or onions may cause a horse to become anemic.
Horses can also eat rhubarb stems and the meat of avocados in small amounts, according to Rutgers University Cooperative Extension service, although the remaining portions of both vegetables are toxic to them. The ASPCA believes that horses shouldn't be fed avocados at all. They should never be fed tomatoes, any type of pepper, potatoes or sweet potatoes.
Although horses can eat a wide variety of vegetables, what they eat is determined by their personal taste. Vegetables should be fed to horses as a regular part of their meal, in addition to 1 to 2 pounds of feed. The vegetables can be mixed with the feed or fed to the horse separately. If horses are being introduced to a new vegetable, only small amounts should be given to them at first to check for an allergic reaction.Learn more about Barnyard Mammals
Among the vegetables that are safe for dogs to consume include potatoes, sweet potatoes, asparagus, carrots, peas and green beans. The vegetables may be served raw, cooked, boiled, steamed, grilled or dehydrated, but it would not be advisable to add salt, as dogs do not really care much for a salty taste and it would not be good for dogs with heart problems.Full Answer >
Deer will eat pumpkins, and pumpkins along with beans, lettuce, squash, strawberries and peas are some of the deer's favorite garden foods reports the NW Farms & Food organization. Deer tend to eat these planted crops because they are most similar to weeds and other grass plants that the deer eat throughout the year.Full Answer >
Some dishes that go well with spiral-sliced honey ham include green beans, sugar snap peas, carrots and kale, asparagus and macaroni and cheese, notes Rachael Ray magazine. These dishes are commonly seen served at holiday dinners where a spiral-sliced ham might be the centerpiece.Full Answer >
Asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots and cauliflower can all be safely steamed in a microwave, as can green beans, peas and zucchini. Vegetables need to steam for different amounts of time depending on their size and thickness, but none take more than ten minutes when using a microwave.Full Answer >