Hay, Hay, Hay

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
meadow hay, orchard grass, readi grass, timothy hay, oat hay

Scamp trying out samples of Western Timothy Hay, Readigrass, Oat Wheat & Barley Hay, Meadow Hay, Orchard Grass, and Green Oat Hay. Find out which he thinks is the tastiest.

5 New Year Resolutions for Rabbit Owners

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Five things rabbit owners should contemplate doing in 2012, including diet, enrichment, vet care, learning new things and sharing your knowledge.

Why Grass/Hay is good for Rabbit’s Teeth

Friday, October 7th, 2011
blade of grass magnified

Look at grass under the microscope to see how its structure helps to wear down rabbit’s teeth and prevent dental disease.

Rabbit Food – Don’t Believe the Marketing

Saturday, October 30th, 2010
On the left a wild rabbit’s diet on the right pet rabbits. In general, a pet rabbit’s diet should include a large amount of hay or grass, a moderate amount of other fresh plants and only a small amount of commercial dry food.

Rabbit food manufacturers inundate us with colourful labels that promise to keep our rabbit happy and healthy by providing foods that are ‘complete’, ‘natural’ and ‘full of vitamins’ but some foods are much to low in fibre and some companies don’t even mention the need to feed grass or hay (the most natural and important component of a rabbits diet).

5 Ways to Get Your Rabbit to Eat More Hay

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Considering at least 80% of a rabbit’s diet should be hay (or grass) there is a worrying number of rabbits owners that report their bunny eats little or no hay. The high fibre content of hay is essential for maintaining a healthy gut and teeth, as well as providing a boredom busting activity for your […]