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10-29-2015 05:18 PM
joeinca Interested in learning about RAW diet.
09-19-2015 07:22 PM
GSDKIMBER Hello. Quick question. Kimber is on a raw diet and Im currently feeding her turkey as for her protein. Can i mix in a little beef tripe for a treat? Wasn't sure if i could mix different proteins in the same serving. Thank you
09-18-2015 10:05 AM
amburger16 What cuts of meat does everyone use for pork, beef, lamb and whatever else besides chicken and turkey? Currently feeding a commercial while I try to stock up to start doing it myself. Going to contact my butcher in the next few days to make a deal on an order. They provide freezer orders for awesome prices.. and I clearly don't need t bone steak, so I'm hoping we can make a decent deal
09-16-2015 05:31 PM
lweber1215 Is anybody using green tripe as a staple MM? It doesn't seem like it, and I am curious to know if that has to do with the mineral ratios...
08-31-2015 11:47 AM
Originally Posted by Saphire View Post
What are your bone-MM-OM ratios?
Based on all the reading I figured I'd start out at the below ratios and adjust accordingly as needed. Spool appears to be close at these levels right now but was going to see how the next couple weeks go to see how he doing.

45% Raw Meaty Bones
50% Muscle Meat
5% Organ Meat

08-31-2015 11:23 AM
Saphire What are your bone-MM-OM ratios?
08-31-2015 11:16 AM
Originally Posted by Saphire View Post
I feed full chicken carcass, rib cage and all. Much bigger than the typical backs and mine have alot of meat with skin. Average just over 1lb
Got it, thank you for the clarification.
08-31-2015 11:13 AM
Saphire I feed full chicken carcass, rib cage and all. Much bigger than the typical backs and mine have alot of meat with skin. Average just over 1lb
08-31-2015 11:11 AM
Originally Posted by Saphire View Post
I do think necks x 3 weekly is way to much. I feed once a week at most. I would have no issues with feeding carcass x 3-5 times a week.
When you say carcass, you mean like the chicken backs (sorry just want to make sure I understand)?
08-31-2015 11:08 AM
Originally Posted by voodoolamb View Post
In addition to concerns about the higher bone content, necks also contain thyroid tissue which when fed too often or in too high amounts can cause dietary hyperthyroidism as evidenced by studies done in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

I know a lot of people feed necks frequently with no problem but I personally am not comfortable feeding them more then a few times a month. That's also why I do complete blood panels at each wellness visit.

Thank you for the link, I will re-think the diet plan now as I was unaware.
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