If given choices, they often choose to eat what they are accustomed to eating, or the foods which taste better. Foods high in
fibre often have poorer palatability. If given a choice of rabbit
mixes, rabbits will often pick out foods high in carbohydrates, high in simple sugars and high in fat, these foods are often extremely low in fibre. Thus they will select foods like grain, nuts, and cereal over more fibrous foods like hay.