Can Horsefield Tortoise Eat Broccoli, Leaves? – SAFE/NOT?

Can horsefield tortoises eat broccoli? It is ok to feed horsefield tortoise tiny amounts of broccoli but not too much as that will result in calcium binding. Never feed them broccoli more than once per week.

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Can Horsefield Tortoise Eat Broccoli?

Broccoli feaures Goitrogens that might tamper with thyroid activity and result in damage to the kidneys and liver of animals. So, although Broccoli is not actually toxic, we would advise against feeding it to your pet tortoise.

The Broccoli plant flowers are yellowish-green when they open out of the green flower heads.

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In the case of Purple Sprouting Broccoli the pale yellow flowers will emerge from the purple flower heads.

Can Horsefield Tortoise Eat Broccoli

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Can Horsefield Tortoise Eat Broccoli Leaves?

Yes, they can but not often. Maybe once a month is fine. We recommend feeding leafy greens, plantain (the weed), flowers, roses, dandelion leaves & flowers, roses, and rose of Sharon in its stead.

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