GOOD FOOD CHOICES AND BAD FOOD CHOICES

GOOD FOODS

Alfalfa Hay
(best for young & nursing)
Apples
remove seeds
Bananas
not for those with renal dysfunction
Bramble
astringent
Brussel Sprouts
can cause gas
Cabbage
can cause gas
Carrot tops Carrots
high in sugar
not for those with renal dysfunction
Cauliflower
can cause gas
Celery Chickweed Chinese Cabbage
high in calcium
can cause gas
Cilantro Clover
good source of protein
tonic, useful during molt
Coltsfoot
good for respitory disorders
Cow Parsnip (hogweed)
useful for nursing does
Cucumber Dandelions
high in calcium
Endive Grass hay Kale
high in calcium
can cause gas
Lettuce
NOT iceberg
Papaya
remove seeds
good during molt
Parsley
high in calcium
Radish & Radish tops Raspberry
astringent
Spinach
high in calcium
Strawberries Timothy Hay Tomato
not for those with renal dysfunction
Watercress
high in calcium
Wheat straw
edible but not good for long-term
Wild Strawberry
astringent



BAD FOODS

All man made foods (i.e. chocolate, cereal, potato chips, veggie chips, bread, pretzels etc.)
Any foods high in sugar and starch
All plants gown from bulbs (crocus. Daffodils. Lilies, etc.)

African Violets Anemone Angel's Trumpet Apple seeds
Apricot Avocado Azalea Baby wood rose
Bamboo Black Cherry Bluebonnet Boxwood
Butterfly weed Cactus Carnations Clematis
Daphne Datura Ferns Fool's parsley
Foxglove Ginkgo Holly Iris
Ivy Juniper trees Lupins Morning Glory
Mushrooms Nightshades Oleander Papaya seeds
Philodendron Potatoes Primroses Rhododendron
Rhubarb Sago Palm Shamrock plant Star of Bethlehem
Strawberry bush Wysteria Yew



These are just a few. If ever in doubt, donít feed it. Some plants are partially edible. For instance, it is safe to feed the apple fruit, but not itís seeds. Sometimes the leaves are safe but not the flower or branches. Make sure you know it is safe to feed. Also be sure that wild grown plants are correctly identified and are free of car exhaust, pesticides, or weedkillers.


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