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    Quote Originally Posted by binkyCodie View Post
    thank you for the offer, but I will decline

    I decided to pick up some redigrass and mix it in rather than just feed her it. I'm hoping perhaps this makes a difference, so now she has forage and redigrass mixed in. its hard to tell what she thinks as she's on edge right now.

    she utterly hates timothy hay and always has done, nothing seems to encourage her on that side. I'm guessing if she doesn't like it, but has a healthy diet of other hays that shouldn't matter too much?

    daphne she likes grass, but only spring/summer grass. I guess autumn/winter grass isn't as nice. all the other buns are all year around lawn mowers, but I guess she's only for summer fields.
    Yes, it'll be fine for her not to have Timothy Hay if she will eat other hays To be honest Timothy Hay is not at the top of the list of favorites for my Rabbits. Despite having a variety of all of the more expensive hays my lot much prefer the baled farm hay that costs next to nothing !! Rabbits


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    Quote Originally Posted by binkyCodie View Post
    thank you for the offer, but I will decline

    I decided to pick up some redigrass and mix it in rather than just feed her it. I'm hoping perhaps this makes a difference, so now she has forage and redigrass mixed in. its hard to tell what she thinks as she's on edge right now.

    she utterly hates timothy hay and always has done, nothing seems to encourage her on that side. I'm guessing if she doesn't like it, but has a healthy diet of other hays that shouldn't matter too much?

    daphne she likes grass, but only spring/summer grass. I guess autumn/winter grass isn't as nice. all the other buns are all year around lawn mowers, but I guess she's only for summer fields.

    Good idea - best of all worlds

    Eating hays other than timothy is absolutely fine. Hay is hay and is good whatever


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    http://www.friendshipestates.co.uk/h...eadigrass.html

    http://www.therabbithouse.com/blog/2...ay-tooth-wear/


    There's even a green oat readigrass now


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    I much prefer the green oat readigrass as do both mine and the rescues rabbits, I wish they sold it in the 15kg sacks though
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    Quote Originally Posted by tabithakat64 View Post
    I much prefer the green oat readigrass as do both mine and the rescues rabbits, I wish they sold it in the 15kg sacks though
    You aren’t supposed to be eating it grasstastic is the favourite here with both goats and frosty bunny

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    Quote Originally Posted by tabithakat64 View Post
    I much prefer the green oat readigrass as do both mine and the rescues rabbits, I wish they sold it in the 15kg sacks though

    I agree

    Perhaps it's not down to demand, but to the fact that there's not so much green oat grass actually grown?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoobec View Post
    You aren’t supposed to be eating it grasstastic is the favourite here with both goats and frosty bunny
    Just bought some of that


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack's-Jane View Post
    Just bought some of that
    It’s lovely and soft, isn’t it? What do your rabbits think to it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoobec View Post
    It’s lovely and soft, isn’t it? What do your rabbits think to it?
    It's not due to be delivered til Thursday/Friday. They'd better like it !!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zoobec View Post
    You aren’t supposed to be eating it grasstastic is the favourite here with both goats and frosty bunny

    I've heard really good reports of that, and I believe it's bit cheaper than Readigrass?
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    ooohh i hadnt heard of that one. i buy the readigrass and the oat readigrass. I think i will have to try this next time.

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