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Raw Bones

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by cocopop, Apr 5, 2011.


  1. cocopop

    cocopop PetForums Junior

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    For those that raw feed, how do you chop up the bones?

    I recently purchased from the Dog Food Company who sent some huge pieces of various bones that need chopping up.

    Can anyone recommend a useful tool for this?

    Thanks you ;)
     
  2. SixStar

    SixStar Banned

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    Sorry, can't be of any help, my butcher chops our bones into the sizes I want.

    What kind of dog are they for and what bones are they? Can't you just give them as they are, allow the dog to eat the amount they're allowed, and then take away and give again for another meal?

    If not, I imagine you'll need a decent steel bone and meat cleaver, you can get them online but they'll be expensive.
     
  3. babycham2002

    babycham2002 PetForums VIP

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    Same as sixstar really, I only have things about the right size. Although I did have some lamb breast/bone the other day that I got through with scissors and paring knife.
    I would take away and put in the fridge for the next day.
    :001_smile:
     
  4. cinnamontoast

    cinnamontoast Sois pas chiant, chéri.

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    I got some huge lumps of bone from them; I reckon I'm going to give them whole then take them away when they've had enough. My cleaver will no way go through them. :(
     
  5. cocopop

    cocopop PetForums Junior

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    Thanks for your replies.

    I'll have a go with my hubbies saw thingy and see how I get on.

    I can't imagine that my spaniel would stop when she got full.......full...what's that!:rolleyes:
     
  6. SixStar

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    You can tell her when she's had enough though ;)

    Good luck with the saw!!
     
  7. Sparkle

    Sparkle PetForums Senior

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    I use a cleaver :)
     
  8. Jasper's Bloke

    Jasper's Bloke PetForums VIP

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    If they are still frozen then a cleaver will make a good mess, wear eye protection! Your best bet is a fine toothed hack saw, only cost a few £ and exactly what butchers use on bones.
     
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