Do rabbits need Timothy hay?
YES! Hay pushes out waste in their digestive system. Of course they need it.
Rabbits eat hay because hay is dried grass and grass is one of their favorite foods They need hay for their digestive system, if hay is not available, feed timothy hay or alfalfa hay from the local stores, wal-mart and pet centers have a great deal of hays for animals.
yes, timothy is the best hay for bunnies. just remember never get off the road, it could have gas
Timothy or Alfalfa.
They eat timothy hay. That is all I know about types of hay. You could get timothy hay at lots of places like, Petco, Pet Smart... Well that's all I can think of.
pellets, grass, timothy hay, carrots, and cheerios.
a small amount of pellets and lots of timothy hay
they shouldn't eat regular hay, they have to have a special kind of Alfalfa! I recommend giving them KAYTEE Natural Timothy Hay! its good for Chinchillas, rabbits, Guinea pigs, and other small animals. Timothy hay is a good kind to feed lionheads, it gives them energy, and shiny coats!
I am not sure...... I only heard that it is best to feed it Timothy Hay, or Alfalpha Hay, or a mix in-between them. I hope that answers your question! ONLY if it is free from weeds, weeds can poison rabbits.
Timothy hay is preferable for all rabbits at any stage in their life.
Yes, they can, but it is recommended you feed rabbits timothy hay for coat shine, teeth, and energy and also to keep the in good shape (will fatten your rabbit slightly). You can buy hay in supermarkets and pet shops. You don't have to get timothy hay, but it is recommended. Personally , I don't give my rabbit timothy hay and she still has a shiny coat and healthy teeth and energy and she's in… Read More
Because they need to wear now their always growing teeth, and the timothy hay has lots of vitamin C, which they need a LOT of.
yes they can. But they CANT eat the same pellets
Nope, they eat food pellets and Timothy hay, and a little veggies and fruit
Yes, hay is excellent for rabbits! Hay is a great way to keep a rabbit's teeth healthy (they keep growing, and need to be worn down by something!) and digestive system healthy (hay is high in fibre), and a great way to keep them entertained and occupied (rabbits like to graze). Rabbits should have 100% 24/7 unlimited access to fresh hay. Fresh hay is greenish (some varieties more than others), sweet smelling, no mould or… Read More
Rabbits should have fresh hay available 24 hours a day. Rabbits less than 7 months old may have alfalfa hay, but older rabbits should have grass hays such as timothy or oat hay. Hay is essential to a rabbit's good health, providing the roughage that helps reduce the danger of hairballs and other blockages.
A perennial grass that is native to Europe and excellent fodder for horses and rabbits. It is often combined with clover or alfalfa.
no they still need the hay for extra nutrients
Rabbits eat hay(my bunny prefers timothy but there is also alfafa), dry food, and water. Check with a vet about what you should feed your bunny.
Answer this question...A pet rabbit's diet typically consists of timothy-grass or other hay, a small amount of pellets, and a fair quantity of fresh vegetables. They also need unrestricted access to fresh clean water. Rabbits are social animals .
yes, but timothy hay is best for them, its a crucial part of their diet and helps keep their teeth managed. you should feed it every day with as much as it will eat
Rabbits normally like hay or straw for bedding.
Of course! Hay pushes out waste from the rabbit's digestive system. Hay should be available to your rabbit always.
Rabbits should have more hay because the hay has good nutrients. Pellets are good but the hay is more natural. For most rabbits timothy hay is the best choice and Katee is a good brand that is available in most pet food stores. A rabbit pellet has all the nutrients and vitamins your rabbit needs to live. The addition of hay is the breeders choice and not a necessity for the rabbit although they definitely… Read More
Rabbits less than a year old should be offered unlimited amounts of alfalfa hay, due to the high amounts of calcium in alfalfa hay: baby bunnies need calcium to build strong bones. For the same reason, alfalfa is good for pregnant/nursing rabbits. Adult rabbits may be offered alfalfa but only in limited amounts (as a treat). Once past a year or so old, gradually transition the rabbit to grass hay, timothy, oat, brome, or orchard… Read More
yeah they can eat timothy hay
Pellets for rabbits and Timothy hay are their main diet. They also love treats like bananas, raisins, and other treats you can buy in the pet shop but don't over do it with the treats.
Yes, a guinea pig ABSOLUTELY needs plenty of timothy hay EVERY DAY.
Pet rabbits should be given free choice rabbit pellets (mine are 16% protein I get from Tractor Supply). They will eat alfalfa hay, timothy hay, lettuce, carrots, yogurt drops, pineapple, and lots of other fruits and vegetables. Hope this helps!
Timothy hay for an adult, alfalfa for a baby. There alternatives for timothy such as oat grass, but timothy hay is really best.
No they should ALWAYS have timothy hay in there cage.
Timothy is a grass hay
yes .some other animals eat timothy hay.
They eat a ton of stuff like grass or timothy hay, My rabbit surprisingly likes bananas, Apples, Lettuce, their own feces, rabbit pellets.
House rabbits enjoy rabbit food pellets and Timothy Hay treats in the house. Most rabbits can't have carrots! I would not suggest you buy your rabbit from a pet store, they are healthier if you get them from a breeder.
Adult rabbits should have unlimited access (24/7) to fresh GRASS hay. Timothy is the most commonly-available grass hay and it's very healthy for rabbits, but other grass hays are also good, like brome, orchard grass, meadow grass, etc. Oat hay is common and it is recommended but many sources say it should be considered a treat hay, not a regular hay, because it's high in carbohydrates/fat. Alfalfa is a legume hay, not a grass hay… Read More
rabbits get diarrhea from eating food high in water intake, ie. lots of apples, celery, carrots,etc. You can treat it by feeding your rabbit dry uncooked oatmeal and some timothy hay. The oatmeal helps the digestive system and timothy hay is easy to digest and isn't high in water intake.
Squirrels eat acorns and other nuts.&&Rabbits eat pellets (also used for hamsters and Guinea pigs), carrots (don't give too much because it causes diaria), lettuce, and timothy hay. (do not give alfalfa to rabbits, it could kill them)
They need an unlimited supply of timothy hay if they are 6 months or older if they are younger then 6 months, pregnant, or nursing, they need alfalfa hay. They should have hay available to them at all times and if they run out give them more.
Mini Rex rabbits have the same dietary needs as all pet rabbits. The only special concern is, because they're small, they might need smaller portions! Fresh alfalfa is sometimes offered to rabbits as a treat, but it shouldn't be a normal part of your rabbit's diet. Treats should be strictly limited: too much will lead to illness. Alfalfa hay is recommended for pregnant and nursing rabbits, baby rabbits (under 7 months), and sometimes sick/underweight rabbits… Read More
Yes, rabbits should be provided with hay for four reasons: Rabbits don't have very good digestive systems, and the hay helps push the food through their systems. I know, gross but it's the truth. Hay also has good nutritional value for them. Hay is also good for their teeth: the grinding action of tooth-on-tooth that's required to eat the hay keeps their teeth worn down. Hay is also good for mental stimulation: in the wild… Read More
Timothy Hay. Alfalfa is more for young, pregnant, or nursing guinea pigs. It contains extra nutrients for babies. You can buy hay with alfalfa in it, but get timothy for an adult.
Yes, any kind of pet rabbit can eat hay. Hay is the most important part of a pet rabbit's diet! See the related question below for more info about a healthy rabbit diet. Timothy hay (a kind of grass hay) is best as a staple for adults, whereas alfalfa hay is good for young and pregnant rabbits. Adult rabbits can eat other varieties of grass hay, too (like brome, orchard grass, meadow grass), but legume… Read More
Rabbits love their food and enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables as part of a balanced diet. The main part of a rabbit's diet should be unlimited amounts of fresh hay (preferably Timothy or Meadow Hay), or grass.
Orchard and Timothy hay are two different species of hay. Both are considered grass type hays however. Timothy hay tends to have a lower protein level than Orchard hay, but can also be more expensive. The overall nutritional content of both hays will vary according to where they are grown.
Yes and regular food. They usually eat timothy hay and vegetables and some fruits.
you can buy timothy hay at about any pet store, some walmarts carry it in the pet aisle.
well they eat almost every thing a regular rabbit eats which is most fruit but not tomatos the only hay they eat is timothy hay you can also play around with paper towel tubes and toilet paper tubes and stuff hay and pellets in it and it is safe for them to chew on newspaper and cardbourd
Rabbits should eat pellets and Timothy hay (found at most pet stores) as the main staple of their diet. A rabbit under 6 pounds should eat about 1/2 cup of pellets. A rabbit under 10 pounds should have about 1 cup of pellets. Fully grown rabbits should have an unlimited supply of hay (but rabbits under 4 weeks old should have Alfalfa hay). Rabbits' diets should also be supplemented by fruits and vegetables, about 1… Read More
my guinea pigs have never had timothy hay and they are 2yrs and 1 yr olds - perfectly fine. However they do get pasture hay and pet bedding hay.