Does anyone make their own rabbit feed?

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by Jellybelly, Jan 4, 2020.

  1. Jellybelly

    Jellybelly Active Member

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    Jun 12, 2019
    Indiana
    I know centuries ago there wasn't rabbit pellets. I'm curious does anyone make their own rabbit feed or just use the pellets?
     
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  2. Sienna's silly goats

    Sienna's silly goats Member

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    Nov 25, 2019
    Oklahoma
    When I had rabbits I just gave them the pellets but I don’t speak for everybody. :)
     
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  3. happybleats

    happybleats Well-Known Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Gustine Texas
    We feed Chaffahaye and a lot of garden like foods and feed pellet when needed, but looked into making our own feed blend this is what we found..but have not tried it yet.

    My Homemade Natural Grain Based Rabbit Food Recipe:

    • 6 cups rolled oats
    • 3 cups golden wheat berries
    • 3 cups pearled barley
    • 3 cups hard red wheat berries
    • 3 cups split peas
    • 3 cups black oil sunflower seed
    • Plus hay/alfafa
     
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  4. Chris488

    Chris488 Well-Known Member

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    Sep 4, 2018
    Upstate NY
    I only ever used the pellets too, but if I were to have them again I would also make sure they got plenty of hay.
     
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  5. lada823

    lada823 Active Member

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    Apr 1, 2018
    Ohio
    We just have pet rabbits but I feed them the alfalfa pellets I feed the goats, plus grass hay and veggie scraps.
     
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