Can Rabbits eat corkscrew willow safely?

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by tomandkath, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. tomandkath

    tomandkath New Member

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    I have read in many places that rabbits love to chew on "willow", and i've even seen a site that sells "willow" treats. I'm assuming "willow" refers to willow trees, and not some species of brush that I am unaware of. We have a corkscrew willow tree in our front yard, and I was wondering if this would be something safe for our rabbit to chew on. Can anyone tell me?
    Thank you, :)
    Kath
     
  2. kell

    kell Well-Known Member

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    I haven't heard that that's bad for them...I give my rabbits branches from my apple tree and they love chewing on that. There's a good website that says what things you can and cannot feed rabbits: http://islandgems.net/treats.html
    They have other interesting information, too. I reccomend you visit it.
     

  3. lacyj

    lacyj Well-Known Member

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    Willow is where asprin(sp) comes from, you know, the headache medicine... So, don't give it in excess, as it's a blood thinner, also...
    lacyj