Average sized bunnies make 200-300 poops a day. They should be uniform in size and shape, meaning round and pea to chickpea sized. Your rabbit’s size doesn’t always predict the size of its poop.
Rabbit manure fertilizer is rich in nitrogen and phosphorus, nutrients plants need for healthy growth. Rabbit manure can be found in pre-packaged bags or obtained from rabbit breeders. Although it can be applied directly to garden beds, many people prefer to compost rabbit manure before using it.
Rabbits can sometimes eat their own young. This is most likely to happen if your pet is particularly anxious, lacking in dietary protein, or has become overly territorial. Feed your rabbit alfalfa hay in the days before their pups are born.
Is rabbit poop harmful? While rabbits can transmit parasites such as tapeworms and roundworms, their droppings are not known to transmit diseases to humans.
Rabbits actually make two different types of poo: small black round poo and softer black poo known as cecotropes that are eaten. This process is known as coprophagy and works in the same way as cows chew the cud.
Rabbit poo decomposes in approximately 180 days. The exact time for rabbit feces to decompose depends on temperature, weather, and other local factors. Learn to make compost tea to speed up the decomposition process.
Rabbit dung is organic matter and improves poor soil structure, drainage and moisture retention. It improves the life cycle of microorganisms in the soil. Worms love rabbit dung. It doesn’t smell like other fertilizers and is easy to use.