Feed a minimum of 1 cup of greens and/or vegetables for each 4 pounds of bodyweight. A variety is recommended in order to obtain the necessary vitamins and nutrients. Add one new item to the diet at a time for 3 to 4 days in row before adding more new items. Eliminate an item if it causes soft stools or diarrhea. Buy organic if possible and wash all produce thoroughly to get rid of harmful pesticides. A vegetable wash is helpful. Do not use grass or greens picked outside if there is a chance they have been treated with fertilizer or pesticides.
VEGETABLES AND GREENS
To use on daily basis:
Clover & Clover sprouts
Dandelion greens (no pesticides)
Green or Red Leaf Lettuce (never Iceberg)
Pea Pods (edible kind)
Radish Tops or sprouts
Use in limited quantities. May cause gas or contain oxidants & giotrogens. Can be toxic over time:
Broccoli leaves and stems
Limit to 1 tablespoon per 5 pounds of bodyweight (none if dieting). Fruits can be sugary, so feed sparingly as a treat.
These items and other human “treats” can cause intestinal problems, including a toxic overgrowth of “bad” bacteria in the intestinal tract. Beware of “rabbit treats” sold in stores as these may include seeds, nuts, corn or too much sugar.
Raw potato or skin