Can Rabbits Eat Peaches? What you need to know.

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Last Updated on August 23, 2021 by Rei

Peaches are safe to be fed to rabbits as long as your rabbit is more than 7 months old, the seeds are removed, and only give it in moderation or as an occasional treat.

You can safely give your rabbits 11-22 grams of peach per 1 kg of body weight 2 times per week. Also, make sure that your rabbit is eating enough fiber(hay).

Contrary to popular beliefs, sugar and starch is not the cause of digestive distress in rabbits but the lack of fiber in their diet.

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

Do rabbits like to eat peaches?

Yes, rabbits are suckers for sweet treats like peaches. Just like my babies(Tyr and Freya), your rabbits would gladly eat the whole peach if you allow them to(Don’t allow them!).

Are peaches safe to be eaten by rabbits?

Yes, peaches are safe to be eaten by rabbits. Just make sure that you remove the seeds because it contains trace amounts of cyanide.

Also, make sure that your rabbit is not eating peaches in lieu of hay. If your rabbit is eating large amounts of peaches instead of hay, they might not get their required fiber for the day.

This in turn could lead to dangerous digestive distress, especially for young rabbits whose gut is underdeveloped.

What are the benefits of feeding peaches to rabbits?

Red peaches in a crate

Gist:

Peaches contain small amounts of vitamin A, E, niacin, choline, and potassium.


To know the benefits of feeding peaches to rabbits, first, let’s take a look at the nutritional content of 100 grams of peaches and compare it to the nutrient constrain for rabbits.

You can use this calculator below to see what vitamins and minerals your rabbit is getting when you feed them peaches. You can click on the blue icon beside the nutrient to see the benefits and deficiency of each nutrient:

Nutrient Constrain Calculator For Rabbits