Can Bearded Dragons Eat Dill?

Dill is a popular herb that is used in the kitchen along with parsley. Fresh, finely cut dill leaves are used as topping in soups, and it is also popular in summer to drink fermented milk mixed with dill.

Can bearded dragons eat dill at all?

Lets take a look at their nutritional data and find out more.

In particular, their acidic, calcium, phosphorus, water, protein, fat, sugar, and fibre content is of most interest when it comes to bearded dragons.

Another thing of importance is the calcium:phosphorus ratio as for every part phosphorus, there needs to be another part calcium if not more. From 1:1 to 2:1 is ideal as far as bearded dragons are concerned.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 180 kJ (43 kcal)
7 g
Dietary fiber 2.1 g
Fat 1.1 g
Protein 3.5 g
Vitamin A 7717 (154%) IU
Thiamine (B1) (9%) 0.1 mg
Riboflavin (B2) (25%) 0.3 mg
Niacin (B3) (11%) 1.6 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(8%) 0.4 mg
Vitamin B6 (15%) 0.2 mg
Folate (B9) (38%) 150 μg
Vitamin B12 (0%) 0 μg
Vitamin C (102%) 85 mg
Calcium (21%) 208 mg
Iron (51%) 6.6 mg
Magnesium (15%) 55 mg
Manganese (62%) 1.3 mg
Phosphorus (9%) 66 mg
Potassium (16%) 738 mg
Sodium (4%) 61 mg
Zinc (9%) 0.9 mg
Other constituents
Copper 0.14 mg (7%)

source wikipedia

As you can see dill has a disproportionate calcium:phosphorus ratio. It is also very acidic in its nature

This means that bearded dragons can’t eat it. Unfortunately it is just too acidic for bearded dragons to manage as it will hurt them if they eat it. A food to avoid.