Osteoporosis

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At least 85-90% of the rabbit’s diet should consist of hay, grass and dried grass, as a guideline as much as the size of the rabbit’s body! They also need a small amount of nuggets – 20-25g per kg ideal bodyweight is all that is needed. You also need to make sure they have some green leafy salad as part of their diet and water should always be made available.

Osteoporosis

Rabbits commonly suffer from osteoporosis if they are not allowed enough exercise. Osteoporosis can also be the result of a diet low in calcium. There are supplements available, but they can lead to more problems than they solve. If a rabbit is a selective eater or you believe it's not getting sufficient nutrients, speak to your vet.