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Can Rabbits eat Oregano?

Oregano is a herb that is used in culinary dishes. It is well received in culinary dishes with lamb, aubergine and tomatoes as well as many other dishes.

It is found in warm temperate western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean regions and is a perennial herb that grows from 20-80cm tall with opposite leaves that measure between 1-4cm long. It is sometimes called wild marjoram.

So can Rabbits Eat Oregano at all?

Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more. In particular, their acidic, sugar, fat, fibre, phosphorus, and sodium content are of most interest as far as bunnies are concerned.

Total Fat 4.3 g 6%
Saturated fat 1.6 g 8%
Polyunsaturated fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.7 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 25 mg 1%
Potassium 1,260 mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 69 g 23%
Dietary fiber 42 g 168%
Sugar 4.1 g
Protein 9 g 18%
Vitamin A 34%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 159%
Iron 204%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 50%
Vitamin B-12 0%
Magnesium 67%

source wikipedia

As you can see oregano contains a huge amount of calcium. For this reason, it isnt worth considering any other nutrient as the calcium content means that oregano is so bad for rabbits it is practically lethal for them to consume.

So do keep oregano away from bunnies as much as possible.

Originally posted 2015-02-05 21:13:23.

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