Don't waste heads and feet!

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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #277265 diggernotdreamer
Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:51 pm

Did you realise that cooked chicken bones are probably the most dangerous things to feed to animals, they are very sharp and can cause perforation of the bowels and intestines, after christmas the most common surgical procedures in our vets was to remove chicken and turkey bones from bowel walls, raw chicken bones are not a problem

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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #277267 daffodiltulip
Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:58 am

Once they are pureed/liquidised I don't think that matters. Can any normally cooked bones from other animals be given to cats and dogs or is it just chicken bones?

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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #277268 diggernotdreamer
Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:56 am

unless you sieved the mixture, a fragment of razor sharp bone could be ingested. Cooked bones as a rule are not a good idea, the bones are softer and turn to a paste inside the animal, often caused fecal impaction,

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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #277270 doofaloofa
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:12 am

I've heard cooked lamb bones shatter into shards and should be avoided
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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #277272 diggernotdreamer
Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:19 am

lamb bones will shatter, as a rule of thumb, just never give cooked bones, it is not worth the risk to your beloved pet

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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #277277 doofaloofa
Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:23 pm

My old dog Doofa had to have a bunch of chicken bones pulled out of his butt

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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #278033 jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:19 pm

A bit similar but buying whole chickens some come with the liver and giblets in a small bag. I just freeze the liver until I have enough for a pate.
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Re: Don't waste heads and feet!

Post: #278034 jamesintayside
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:20 pm

I agree about the bones to pets - my neighbour's dog died after eating chicken bones.
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