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Article: Rabbits and Diet- Feeding your Truly Vegan Pet Properly: Great Fertilizer

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greenbrain

greenbrain
Madison, IL
(Zone 6b)

September 24, 2012
8:58 PM

Post #9285548

I see the cycle with my pet rabbits. They snack from my garden & give me fertilizer in return. Though I adopted the pet rabbits for my daughters & little grand-daughter to snuggle & play with, they all knew that I was only interested in their poo. My dad bred rabbits & sold them, so I grew up caring for many rabbits that also fertilized my dad's huge veggie garden. I appreciate your article. It says more than the rabbit guide that I picked up @ the pet store. We learned that bunnies have different favorite foods. Some go crazy over the smell of bananas; while others really love carrots. Most of all, they love to eat freely from the backyard. The bamboo is their favorite hiding place.

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


September 24, 2012
11:23 PM

Post #9285636

Their droppings are indeed great fertilizer, though a bit hot for some plants if applied freshly. I prefer to let it sit a month or so.

greenbrain

greenbrain
Madison, IL
(Zone 6b)

September 30, 2012
5:56 AM

Post #9290725

I empty the litter into my compost pile & mix it up; along with the shredded paper or pine wood shavings that I use in their litter boxes. Our bunnies are potty trained. : )

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