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First Cut Timothy is ideal with helping wear down a rabbit's teeth because it is coarser than the other cuts. It has a lower protein level and higher fiber is great for keeping your rabbit's digestion regular and functioning.


Second Cut Timothy is easier for rabbits to eat because of it being moister and softer than first cut. It holds a higher protein level and lower fiber than first cut as well. It's also fantastic for keeping your rabbit’s digestion regular.

Timothy Hay

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. Timothy hay 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. 

What are different cuts?

Second and third cut Timothy Hay are simply the hay that has regrown during the year after the first cut. Depending on the growing season first cut is harvested in the late spring, and second cut is harvested in the late summer. Sometimes a third cut is possible in the early fall. 

Nutrient levels?

First and second cut hay vary because the change in the growing season. Second cut has slightly higher protein and slightly lower fiber than first cut. 

Look and feel?

Second cut hay tends to be softer and leafier than first cut, it is easier for your rabbit to eat. They will usually prefer it and eat more of it than first cut. 

Rabbit Hole Hay is the world's most nutritious hay available anywhere. Farmed in the nutrient-rich beds of the Northern California and Oregon, our hay provides your pets the very best, most delicious hay available.

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