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Chicken wings

Discussion in 'Ferrets' started by Marcia, Jul 27, 2009.


  1. Marcia

    Marcia PetForums VIP

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    After being told that chicken wings (the ones with the skins still on) were a natural de-wormer. I've decided to try them with our boys.
    I know that ferrets love bones aswell so that's also a plus.

    What i want to know, is can i just through them in with the ferrets or should i cook them a bit first?
    Would i need to soften the bones at all?
     
  2. Akai-Chan

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    NEVER feed cooked bones, they are really harmful to ferrets, they can shatter and get lodged in the throat I believe (just like with dogs). Give them raw, the ferrets teeth should be strong enough to chomp through them. Feeding raw bones keeps their teeth healthy and they seem to love them.

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  3. cassie01

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    yes mine loves them raw
     
  4. Marcia

    Marcia PetForums VIP

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    Thanks :)

    I always feed raw but i have never tried chicken wings so i thought i'd ask to be on the safe side :)
     
  5. Akai-Chan

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    Any bones need to be fed raw :D any cooked bones can and will probably hurt them.

    Peace
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  6. borderer

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    ya cant beat a bit a raw meat:smilewinkgrin::rolleyes:
     
  7. Akai-Chan

    Akai-Chan Banned

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    Oh Bordie, behave :blushing:

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  8. Pampered pets

    Pampered pets PetForums Senior

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    you may find you need to cut them up into smaller pieces, many ferrets tend to stash whole wings but will eat them if they are cut up, except the kits who demolish everything in sight lol

    oh and ferrets dont tend to suffer from worms, but wings are just about the best thing to keep teeth clean.
     
  9. Marcia

    Marcia PetForums VIP

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    At the show, i got told by one of the judges that they needed to be wormed every 6 months :confused:
     
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