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Raw egg yolk?

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Jen26, Jun 30, 2009.


  1. Jen26

    Jen26 PetForums VIP

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    I know theres a few of you that give your queens raw yolks, and I was wondering how many is safe to give and do you wash the yolk under the tap to get the white off?

    I gave Lulu one this morning and she loved it, I swilled it under the tap just incase.:eek:

    Cheers Jen x
     
  2. Milly22

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    I microwaved mine for 30 seconds and they were hardish, it will be intersting to read the replies as Misty was not overly keen on them cooked.
     
  3. Jen26

    Jen26 PetForums VIP

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    Ive gave my other cats hard boiled eggs before, none of them thought much of it either. :rolleyes:
     
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    hayleyb PetForums VIP

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    would this only be for queens?

    ive given sheldon scrambles egg and he liked that and i have also given him hard boiled egg which he loved
     
  5. Jen26

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    No reason why any other cat could have it, Its just knew there were a few breeders on here that feed them RAW to there cats and I just wanted to know how many they feed and do they wash it first?:)
     
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    Raw egg yolk is fine, but not raw white, cooked white is fine though. Raw white contains avidin, an enzyme which stops the body absorbing biotin an essential B vit (B7 I think). I don't think the tiny bit of white left around a separated yolk will do them any harm. I give raw yolks to all my queens as an energy boost just after birth and whilst they are feeding, and they've all been fine.
     
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    Thanks Kim, youre like an encyclopedia:thumbup::thumbup:

    Ill just try one a day for now, I dont want to upset her stomach.:)
     
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    Saikou PetForums VIP

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    I just do one a day too, they are very rich. Its a nice treat for them :) I am sure it helps with the quality of their milk too - gives them gold top ;)
     
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    could kittens hav it ? or would you say just the adults ?
     
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