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puppyjess12345
29-07-2011, 11:01 PM
Does anyone do it? Im thinking of buying a small bag of science selective for treats :oops::lol: A member on here (furryfurryfriends) sent me a sample of them as a prize from her contest (thanks!) and the bunnies love them but there happy on their current food :lol: They're easily givable because they're quite big and healthy too! :lol:

Liquorice
29-07-2011, 11:05 PM
That is random!!!! My bunny hates pellets and does selective feeding :roll:

HorseyHolly
29-07-2011, 11:06 PM
I did it when I'd switched over from one food and had a few spare :) When they were on SS I used to hand feed them, but now they're on rabbit royale temporarily, it's kind of impossible :lol:

puppyjess12345
29-07-2011, 11:07 PM
That is random!!!! My bunny hates pellets and does selective feeding :roll:

My bunnies think pellets are treats which is why Im considering it! Much better than most of the treats out there :p

OriginalFlintstone
29-07-2011, 11:07 PM
Don't see why you shouldn't, economical and yummy! And the bunnies won't know they're not really treats ;)

Actually, I might steal your idea!! :lol:

Liquorice
29-07-2011, 11:08 PM
My bunnies think pellets are treats which is why Im considering it! Much better than most of the treats out there :p

Your lucky!!! My bunny is a fussy little monster!!!! :p :lol:

puppyjess12345
29-07-2011, 11:13 PM
Don't see why you shouldn't, economical and yummy! And the bunnies won't know they're not really treats ;)

Actually, I might steal your idea!! :lol:

Yay, I'm not crazy! :lol: Just dont tell the bunnies :p

yaretzi
30-07-2011, 12:36 AM
Yep I do it! My buns only get their pellets fed by me! I have to give em a few then dart out the shed door or they dart out :roll:

But yeah it works well for me, and cuts down on their treats as they only get their usual amount of pellets and only 1/2 fenugreek crunchies per day :mrgreen:

Elena
30-07-2011, 12:38 AM
Mine don't get many treats so they do seem to view their pellets as treats. They get a fenugreek crunchy or half of one of Liz's biscuits every few days and that's about it for treats.

Jenova
30-07-2011, 01:02 AM
I used to do it with my chinchillas and it ended up being a lifesaver! I was bought Chong as a birthday present from a breeder and he was on a really good quality pellet. I discovered my local pet shop sold that pellet so I slowly switched Cheech from Pets at Home pellets onto that one too. I had a bag of the Pets at Home pellets left so I was giving them a few a day as treats and Chong loved them. Unfortunately, soon after that he got very ill and wouldn't eat, essentially he was in stasis. There were many vet visits and a lot of syringe feeding but then I realised he would eat his 'treats', the other pellets. After that day he never ate the good quality pellets again but was happy to eat the Pets at Home brand. And I'd sort of tricked him into thinking he was eating treats. :)

ripminnie
30-07-2011, 07:22 AM
Does anyone do it? Im thinking of buying a small bag of science selective for treats :oops::lol: A member on here (furryfurryfriends) sent me a sample of them as a prize from her contest (thanks!) and the bunnies love them but there happy on their current food :lol: They're easily givable because they're quite big and healthy too! :lol:

I've been thinking of doing this too! :wave:
I got a free sample bag of SS when I joined the RWAF, and it says they've got fenugreek in :D so I'm sure the buns will love them.