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Image PS document Carrots and carrot tops (1.5-2 bunches)
Carrots are 88% water and are low in calcium (0.37%). A rabbit would need to eat about 1.13g to ingest 500g calcium. This equates to about 10 carrots. Carrot tops are high in calcium (1.94) but are not heavy. The tops from about 1.5 bunces would provide 500g calcium.
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Image ECMAScript program 15 Apples
A rabbit would need to eat approximately 15 apples to obtain 500mg calcium. This is too much for a rabbit to eat in a day
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Image Maize (10 cereal boxfuls)
Maize has a very low calcium content. Despite its low water content, a rabbit would have to eat about 5kg to get its recommended daily allowance of 500mg of calcium. This would fill about 10 cereal boxes. It is impossible for a rabbit to eat that much food in one day.
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Image Grass (453g)
The bag holds 463g grass, which is approximately the amount that a rabbit would need to eat to meet the recommended daily allowance of calcium. It is a large volume so it is unlikely that a rabbit could eat so much grass that its calcium intake would be excessive
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Image 2 Broccoli florets
Approximately 1kg of broccoli (2 large florets) provides 500mg calcium. A rabbit might eat that amount but it is unlikely
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Image text/texmacs 63g Nuggets ( a handful)
63g of nuggets. These contain 0.9% calcium. If the nuggets were 'low in calcium' i.e. 0.45% then twice the amount shown would provide 500mg calcium. It would be easy for a rabbit to eat that amount. It could eat more.
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Image Hay (113g)
The amount of calcium in hay is variable. It depends on the type of soil it was grown on and the species of grass. The amount of water in hay also varies. This image shows 113g grams of hay- the amount that would contain 500g if it was 15% water with a calcium content of 0.52%. This is a typical analysis.
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Image Kale (265g)
Kale sometimes has a bad reputation for rabbits because of its calcium content (approximately 1.3%). However it is 85% water, which means that a rabbit can eat a lot of it without eating a lot of calcium. This picture shows 265g kale, which is the amount that would provide 500mg. It is more than most rabbits would eat in a day. A typical bag of kale from the supermarket contains 200g. A big bag contains 400g.
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Image C header Spinach 630g
Although spinach is rich in calcium, it is also mostly water. A rabbit would have to eat about 630g i.e 2-3 bags of spinach from the supermarket to ingest 500mg calcium.
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Image Spring cabbage (150g)
Although spring cabbage is rich in calcium, it also has a high moisture content. A rabbit would need to eat about 150g to meet the recommended daily allowance of 500g calcium. Most supermarket bags contain 500g spring greens.
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