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Is it possible to feed a rabbit too much hay?

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Answered 2011-06-10 22:09:33

No! Rabbits should eat as much hay as they can and want to eat. You should only be concerned if your rabbit isn't eating enough hay. In fact, you should make sure your rabbit has a constant supply of fresh hay (timothy or other grass hays; alfalfa is not that good for adults, only babies).

It is possible for them to eat too much of the pellet food, though, which can cause obesity and all kinds of health and digestive problems. And too many greens can cause diarrhea or other digestive problems.

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