It follows that big differences in rabbit performance can be expected as a result of different diet compositions and feeding methods. Castlereagh high protein Rabbit Pellets are a fixed formula premium blend rabbit pellet. This is because of our high quality ingredients and modern milling techniques.
Hand feeding involves considerable time and labour, it enables the carer to keep a close watch on general condition and feeding habits of their rabbits. Once per day feeding practice is generally the best practice, since rabbits eat about 2.5 times as much at night as during the day, a once per day feeding should be offered in the evening. Self feeding growth tends to be more rapid and efficient in self fed rabbits, this improved growth rate is due to the fact that self fed rabbits have access to feed at all times, consequently, they eat more frequently and chew their food more thoroughly.
Rabbits that are on maintenance rations may consume more feed than necessary if feed is provided ad lib. Thus, only lactating does and market rabbits 4 to 8 weeks of age, should be fed free choice..
Castlereagh Rabbit Pellets is a complete feed and as such the addition of other grains and supplements only serves to unbalance the ration.
Wheat bran, wheat pollard, lucerne meal, barley, lupins, calcium magnesium carbonate (dolomite), salt and Castlereagh Premium Vitamin & Mineral premix.