Can Rabbits Eat Nectarines? Here’s Why.

Categorized as Bunny Diet

Last Updated on August 23, 2021 by Rei

Quick Facts About Nectarines:

  • Scientific name – Prunus persica var. nucipersica
  • Origin – China 
  • Most commonly found in – China, Italy, and Chile.
  • Average weight – 150 grams

Nectarines are safe and highly favored by rabbits when it comes to treats. Just make sure that your rabbit is old enough(7 months old) to eat nectarines and your only giving it 1-2 times per week.

The only way nectarines could harm your rabbits is when you overfeed them large amounts of nectarines or when you give on to young rabbits whose susceptible to digestive distress.

Now that I’ve given you the gist of the article, read on as I explain in more details why rabbits can eat nectarines:

Do rabbits like to eat nectarines?

Your rabbits would gobble up nectarines if you give them some. Rabbits are suckers to anything sweet, in fact, they would often overfeed sugary treats like nectarines if you let them have as much as they want.

In my case, both my rabbits(Tyr and Freya), loves to eat nectarines.

I’ve also asked some of my friends who have rabbits, all of them reported giving nectarines to their babies because their rabbits love the stuff.

Are nectarines safe to be eaten by rabbits?

Nectarines are safe to be eaten by rabbits as long as you only give it in moderation and your rabbit is old enough to eat treats(7 months old).

You should also stop giving nectarines to your rabbits if they are having any digestive problems.

What are the benefits of feeding nectarines to rabbits?

To properly understand the benefits of nectarines, you can use this nutrient constrain calculator which shows the amount of nutrients your rabbit is getting and if it’s within the nutritional constraint for rabbits.

You can also click on the blue icon beside the nutrient to show the benefits and deficiency of each nutrient:

Nutrient Constrain Calculator For Rabbits