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Female Join date : 2014-03-09

PostSubject: Raw Feeding help?   Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:35 am

We are newbies to the raw feeding, Titan is fully on raw food, I know sardines are supposed to be really good for them but we think he may have a bit of a zinc deficiency. Are there any other little fish that would be good for us to incorporate?

Currently he is getting about 14.5g of food twice daily, keep a rotation going of chicken, chicken feed, heart, gizzard (chicken or duck), plus duck necks and sardines.

Any suggestions on expanding this very much appreciated!
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Join date : 2012-12-15

PostSubject: Re: Raw Feeding help?   Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:36 pm

How about sea kelp to help the zinc deficiency?
I would not recommend and neck as there is too much lymph nodes around, not ideal to feed regularly.
It seems liver has been missing from your feeding list.
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Female Join date : 2013-02-11
Location : NYC

PostSubject: Re: Raw Feeding help?   Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:59 am

What is giving you the idea he has a zinc deficiency specifically?

How long has he been on raw?

Have you tried to incorporate anything other than poultry?
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Male Join date : 2012-12-09

PostSubject: Re: Raw Feeding help?   Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:12 pm

I want to start my Husky on raw diet. I will start on frozen leg quarters. Do not know what would be a serving size? Should I give anything else with it. I will freeze the chicken first.
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Male Join date : 2015-10-06
Location : Brampton ,Ontario, Canada

PostSubject: Re: Raw Feeding help?   Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:20 pm

i give my pups leg quarters but I have one questions. Do I need to take off the skin and trim the fat or can I just thaw it and give it to him.
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Female Join date : 2014-06-26
Location : west Texas

PostSubject: Re: Raw Feeding help?   Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:25 pm

Paul, it depends on if skin and fat give him loose stools. With my 6 month old I do have to trim the excess fat and remove skin, with my older girl I do not. You can also feed frozen, it will take him longer to eat, and he will more than likely chew his food more.
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Female Join date : 2012-08-02
Location : Louisiana

PostSubject: Re: Raw Feeding help?   Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:46 pm

Removing skin and fat is totally dependent on how he is handling it. If he has loose stools for longer than should be, then removing the skin will help. I started off with no skin but then started incorporating it into meals. I don't feed a lot of skin because it is so fatty but in the beginning it can help the transition removing it.


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