Ultra Premium Orchard Grass
is high in fiber and low in protein and calcium content ideal for keeping the digestive tracts of rabbits and other small animals functioning properly. Orchard Grass is perfect for your rabbit if you are allergic to Timothy or you have a picky rabbit who likes a little softer feed. It can be fed free-choice to your rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas and other small animals, and should be a mainstay of any small herbivore's diet.
Look and feel?
Orchard grass is the softest feed we carry. It is easier for your rabbit to eat. Picky rabbits, elderly rabbits tend to gobble up Orchard Grass which is a great alternative to Timothy Hay.
While Orchard Grass promotes natural chewing behavior. Rabbits and other small animals need coarse feed to help wear down their teeth. Molar spurs are a medical condition you will want to avoid as they can be the cause of digestive issues. If you are feeding your pet exclusively Orchard Grass we recommend you mentioning this to your vet so that they can keep an eye on your rabbits dental health
How to choose and why?
There are cases when Orchard Grass is the right decision for your pet or for you. Allergies, especially to Timothy Hay are common, (we know we are around a lot of it all the time) Orchard grass can be a great alternative that you may not be as allergic to. Also as your pets age softer feed may become more and more of a necessity. We recommend mixing Timothy Hay and Orchard Grass as the Timothy Hay will aid in good dental health. We're dedicated to making sure your pets are happy, healthy and well fed.
Still not Convinced?
Did you know we offer samples? They cost just a smidge ($ 5.79) for all five with free shipping. We'll shoot them right out to you so you can feel confident before buying more.