From the manufacturer:
Vet Recommended everyday pellet food for Overweight Rabbits
If you have not feed Burgess pellets to your rabbit before, gradually introduce it over a 10 day period.
For Overweight Rabbits 16+ weeks weighing:
2kg - 2.3kg - Feed 45g - 55g
2.7kg - 3.6kg - Feed 60g - 90g
Feed as appropriate to target weight. For Obese rabbits please seek the advice of your vet.
Always ensure your rabbits have constant access to plenty of quality hay and water everyday.
Pellets should be fed alongside a diet of fresh vegetables and hay.
Vets are seeing a growing number of overweight rabbits, usually as a result of poor diet and lack of exercise. Those extra pounds put a strain on a pet’s good health and can lead to fatal illnesses. Excel Light Nuggets is a everyday pellet calorie-controlled food that will help reduce and control a rabbit’s weight at the correct level.
- Naturally high in Beneficial Fibre (38%)
- Prevents selective feeding
- Reduced calorie content
- Unique, all-natural weight control formula helps reduce and then stabilise your rabbit’s weight at the correct level
- Contains a natural prebiotic for digestive health
- Fortified with vitamins and minerals for healthy eyes, skin and coat
- Natural antioxidants to support the immune system
Suitable for: All overweight rabbits
Important for: Maintaining good digestive health, preventing selective feeding, and weight control.
Feeding guide: Feed your fibrevore an egg cup full of Excel Tasty Nuggets every day as part of The Excel Feeding Plan.
Grass Meal, Wheat, Soya Bean Hulls, Oat Feed, Barley, Peas, Un-molassed Beet Pulp, Yeast, Mint, Monocalcium Phosphate, Ligno-cellulose, Limestone, Soya Oil, Palm Oil, Short Chain Fructo-oligosaccharides 0.4%, Salt, Egg Shells, Minerals.
Beneficial Fibre 38%, Crude Protein 13%, Crude Oils and Fats 3%, Crude Fibre 19%, Crude Ash 5%, Sodium 0.17%, Calcium 0.8%, Phosphorous 0.5%
Vitamin A (retinyl acetate) (E672) 30,000 iu / kg
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) (E6761) 3,500 iu / kg
Vitamin E (dl Alpha tocopherol acetate) (3a700) 140 mg / kg
Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid monophosphate) 20 mg / kg
Copper ( Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate) (E4) 30 mg / kg
Iodine (Calcium Iodate Anhydrous) (E2) 1.2 mg / kg
Selenium (Sodium Selenite) (E8) 6.66 mg / kg
Iron (Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate) (E1) 200 mg / kg
Manganese (Manganous Oxide) (E5) 193 mg / kg
Zinc Oxide (E6) 257 mg / kg