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at what age should baby bunnies be introduced to grass

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leopella

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hi back again with a couple of questions, now 3 week old and very adventures
q1) what age should little ones be introduced to grass at
q2) selective junior pellets ok for them at this age if not what would you recommend
as always thank you for your time and any advice given
 

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Not sure why you duplicated this question in your other thread, but I wouldn’t let them eat yard grass this young. Hay is much better right now. Junior pellets (alfalfa based) would be okay at 3 weeks but start them on it in very small amounts and very slowly work up to more.
 

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Grass can be considered a "green" (vegetable) so shouldn't be introduced too soon. The following is from the House Rabbit Society on feeding young rabbits:

Birth to 3 weeks–mother’s milk

3 to 4 weeks–mother’s milk, nibbles of alfalfa and pellets

4 to 7 weeks–mother’s milk, access to alfalfa and pellets

7 weeks to 7 months–unlimited pellets, unlimited hay (plus see 12 weeks below)

12 weeks–introduce vegetables (one at a time, quantities under 1/2 oz.)
 

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