Can Rabbits Eat Basil? (EXPLAINED)

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can rabbits eat basil?

Rabbits are one of the cutest, fuzziest, and funniest pets you can possibly be lucky enough to have and care for.

They enjoy eating all sorts of good stuff, like carrots, lettuce, and herbs.

But, can rabbits eat basil?

Read on below and find out all about rabbits and whether or not they can eat basil!

Can Rabbits Eat Basil?

Basil is one of the many herbs that are 100-percent safe and healthy to feed your rabbit(s). In fact, many pet stores sell basil snacks for little furry critters like rabbits and guinea pigs.

Other safe herbs for rabbits to eat include:

  • Cilantro
  • Caraway
  • Comfrey
  • Clover
  • Dill
  • Lavender
  • Lemon balm
  • Peppermint
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Tarragon

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How Much Basil Can I Give My Rabbit?

The daily limit of basil that rabbits should receive in their diet is 1 or 2 stems and leaves. If fed basil as a snack every few days, or weeks, they can eat two or three times as much at one time. However, it is always good to mix the basil with other herbs when you feed them to your rabbit.