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    My wee Bertie has had a big moult. Hi
    I've noticed his poos looking a bit small, and wonder if pro-biotic pellets would help his digestion. I have a full, unopened tub that I bought for my late rabbit, Spenser, who had a sprinkling of pro-biotic daily. I haven't given them to Bertie because he is far less fussy than Spenser.

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    We use them for ours for exactly the same reason. Bella is having quite a moult at the moment so she’s having about 4-5 pro-biotic pellets added to her normal pellets and she’s been doing great! We checked with our vet and they were happy for us to give them!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruthyjones89 View Post
    We use them for ours for exactly the same reason. Bella is having quite a moult at the moment so she’s having about 4-5 pro-biotic pellets added to her normal pellets and she’s been doing great! We checked with our vet and they were happy for us to give them!
    Thanks. I have given some to Bertie. They were well received!

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    My rabbits generally seem ok but I’m trying to give them the healthiest diet possible, there’s no health problems. Do you think a pro-biotic could be beneficial even if there’s no health issues?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Alicia View Post
    My rabbits generally seem ok but I’m trying to give them the healthiest diet possible, there’s no health problems. Do you think a pro-biotic could be beneficial even if there’s no health issues?
    I'm not sure, to be honest. My late bunny, Spenser, had a delicate digestion and was recommended them when poorly. He then came to expect a daily sprinkling of pro-fibre! If you search for other threads on use of them as supplement you'll probably find mixed opinions.

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