Changing Your Brand / Type of Rabbit Food
If you are changing your rabbit's food for any reason, such as adoption, fostering, health reasons or age etc, then please follow these Steps to Change Rabbit Food...
I have listed only the very best quality products that are truly 'value-for-money', which means you don't have to trawl the Web trying to find exactly the right products for you to have healthy, happy, bunnies.
Not all rabbit owners choose to include rabbit pellets in their bunny's diet. Many choose to give their rabbits a selection of fruit and vegetables and lots of hay and grasses instead. Find out more about diet here...
I have selected the dried pellet rabbit foods below based on their quality and ingredients but you should read the descriptions carefully to make sure you choose the right food for your rabbit's age, general health and breed.
I have not included muesli-style foods as dried food of this type have been documented as being unhealthy for rabbits of any age or condition. (Read more here...)
As you can see there are many varieties of rabbit food available and most good suppliers will give you the option of buying a trial size pack. This way you can really see which one your rabbit will prefer by trying each brand first.
You must remember, however, to follow the 'change of brand' steps with any change of diet.
Anxiety & Stress
Believe it or not, changing your rabbit's diet suddenly and quickly can cause anxiety and stress in rabbits. Like most animals they are comforted by routine and any changes to that routine can upset some nervous or sensitive bunnies.
It's a Gut Feeling
Changing their diet effects their inside too. The gut of a rabbit doesn't work like most other animals and a change of diet can cause problems. (More on the working of a rabbit's gut here...)
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