Making Jerky Nov 9, 2017 23:22:48 GMT -5
Post by Gg on Nov 9, 2017 23:22:48 GMT -5
For the hearts, I have plenty of tricks but let's start with the easy one - mix the slivers of hearts into the muscle meals. Work on hand feeding them each a few heart slivers each day. This will be the same approach as with introducing new proteins. You mix a few of the new protein slivers into their chicken. You may need to hand/spoon feed some pieces. Start with just a few pieces of the heart and/or new protein, an gradually increase the mount each day. If they will take that meat without any trouble like they did with liver - GREAT! (Skipping steps is always nice) Otherwise no worries, we will continue to work on it gradually. Each meal (or couple of meals if they are moving slowly), gradually increase the heart and new protein, and decrease the chicken.
Note: as we get up to a certain level of hearts, we will need to reduce the frequency of their heart meals or they will have rather icky poops.
How are their poops doing so far btw? Do you know how to adjust their calcium based on their poops?
How do you make your chicken jerky? A sweet friend of mine is amazing and made some for my ferts but he boiled it first, then baked it. It's only olive oil, organic chicken and salmon oil. I'm switching my two fuzzies who have been pretty stubborn with their meat (except chicken, of course) but we're making progress. If I can give them this treat, should I wait for their boneless meal day or since it was cooked and holds little to no nutritional value, can I give it to them for dessert?