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alfalfa or timothy

Post Number:#1  Unread postby bubba man » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:48 pm


i have had 2 does [ 5 months old ] for 2 weeks they have been on timothy with of course pellets and hay - can i switch to alfalfa or should i stay with what i`ve been doin - i was told they are NEW ZEALANDS

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Re: alfalfa or timothy

Post Number:#2  Unread postby michaels4gardens » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:03 pm


It depends... alfalfa in pellets, and in hay will lead to more hay waste as the rabbits sort through the alfalfa hay to find the long stem fiber , [ long stem fiber is low in pelleted feeds] - I personally prefer to feed a grass hay with alfalfa based pellets .
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