What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by dvrkfvwn » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:00 pm

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My crabbies are about to have a feast tonight! :D spinach, kale, lettuce, some strawberries and raspberries and also blueberries, I also sprinkled some basil and parsley on top, along with their calcium powder.


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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by crabby33 » Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:46 pm

The menu tonight:

Spinach, Turnip Greens, Jicama, Banana, Dragon Fruit, and Freeze Dried Mealworms. I will add animal proteins and calcium when I get home.

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Hermiesguardian » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:41 am

All 5 gathered by the food dish. Although one is starting a little trouble. What's the draw? Raw chicken wing.

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Sillymel » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:05 pm

I didn’t know that they could have raw meat. Is that better for them than cooked?


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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by DevilNDisguise » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:42 pm

Sillymel wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:05 pm
I didn’t know that they could have raw meat. Is that better for them than cooked?


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I don't know which is better, if either of them are, but raw is definitely safe.

If you think about it, no one gives them cooked meat in the wild. Eating raw and rotten things is quite natural for them. :)
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by AL247 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:09 am

Can they have tuna from a can?


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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by CrabbyLover77 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:56 am

AL247 wrote:Can they have tuna from a can?


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I would say as long as the tuna is packaged in water and not oil it should be ok.

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Nitegoddess » Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:35 pm

On the approved foods list it says that chicken should be cooked, but I see many of you feed raw chicken, is that correct? Like I can toss a whole raw chicken wing in there or some raw chicken breast?

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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by Hermiesguardian » Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:22 pm

Nitegoddess wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:35 pm
On the approved foods list it says that chicken should be cooked, but I see many of you feed raw chicken, is that correct? Like I can toss a whole raw chicken wing in there or some raw chicken breast?
Raw is fine. No one cooks for them in the wild.
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Re: What's on today's menu & recipe sharing

Post by gunstreet.girl » Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:32 am

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On today’s menu (pictured): raw shrimp (with exo), raw brussels sprout, cod skins, bloodworms, homemade staple mix, homemade fruit and flower treat mix, pita bread with raw coarse-filtered honey with honeycomb.

Not pictured: dehydrated summer sub mix from the garden (basil leaves and flowers, marigold flowers, calendula flowers, borage flowers and leaves, hemerocallis flowers, butternut squash leaves and flowers, raspberry leaves, dandelion leaves, red clover)

Homemade staple mix ingredients: forbidden black rice, amaranth, bee pollen, krill, mysis shrimp, crickets, mealworms, grasshoppers, coconut, nutritional yeast, powdered cuttlebone.

Homemade fruit and flower treat mix ingredients: apple, strawberry, blackberry, acaï, coconut, quinoa, bee pollen, hibiscus, clover, raspberry leaf.


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