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Old Jul 18, 2014, 05:33 PM
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Do I start the last two dogs (Ribbon and Shiloh, one of my aussies) on duck which means I need to find a source of boneless duck, or do I start them on chicken which needs I need to go out and buy everything, chicken, chicken liver, chicken gizzards.
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Old Jul 23, 2014, 11:58 PM
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I use chicken but duck would work to I would think. I don't feed mine raw I put it on the smoker then debone and chop it up. My boys are 10 & -5 weeks. I mix with steemed veggies and rice.
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Old Jul 24, 2014, 08:16 AM
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may I ask why boneless? The best part of raw feeding is the bones, great exercise for the jaw and cleans the teeth really well!
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Old Jul 24, 2014, 10:54 AM
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I'm feeding Blue Ridge Beef ground duck and that is a bit on the boney side. Ribbon will only end up getting about 6 oz of food (depending on her weight) while Shiloh, the aussie will get about 12 oz. I have duck hearts and liver to mix with it, but not enough boneless duck to balance out the bone in the BRB Duck.
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Old Sep 12, 2014, 10:22 PM
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I fed my border collie chickens, bone in, (as well as veggie/organ "patties") for the entire 16+ years of her life.

I never really thought about ducks as I am assuming they must have been very expensive (is it?) while chickens can be gotten pretty cheap (and go a long way).

I am actually nervous to start my new sheltie on real raw food and have her on a dehydrated, raw type diet. I am worried that her smaller size will make it harder for her to get through the thicker chicken bones my BC mix just plows right through. I am thinking about switching though as her teeth at 2 yo are not as good as my much older BC mix's teeth.
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