Picture Thread for RAW feeders!

nikkiluvsu15

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I wasn't sure if there was one on here (I hadn't seen one!), so I figured it would be cool to start a new thread about it.

There is 1 on the two other forums I'm on and it has helped me a lot... So if anyone has any raw pictures they want to share, go right ahead:D It can be pre-made raw or just the regular stuff:p

I'll start... :cool:

Chicken Wings


Chicken Gizzards and Hearts


Chicken Livers


Pork Necks


Ground Turkey


Last nights dinner.. Chicken Wing, 1/4 of Chicken Quarter, Chicken Gizzards, Chicken Hearts, Chicken Liver and BOG sprinkled on top... in other words: lots of chicken in this one:p


Can I please eat mom??????


Harleigh's dinner tonight... Chicken Wings, Egg, Yogurt, Ground Turkey, BOG and Cheese (cheese was there because I had some leftover after giving her CranCap to her!)


So.... Share some pictures!!!!!!!
 

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Ohh I think this is an awesome thread, pictures of meals are a good way to give beginners or future feeders and idea of how to put their own together!
 

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I don't usually take any pictures of the raw I feed, but this is a good idea!

I'm sure you've heard this before, but I couldn't help but mention. You might want to feed something bigger than a chicken wing. Your dog looks pretty big (but I could be wrong from just looking at the pics). I would be worried feeding such small bones to a large dog.
 

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What your typical primal nuggets look like (romeo gets one in the morning and one at night) its a premade raw. it has everything in there he needs (organs, bones, etc..etc..)


and he gets one of these...every morning. Raw meaty bones!


sometimes he also gets some cottage cheese, an egg, and stuff like that..
 

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Fran, where do you buy the things you posted in the last picture?
 

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I don't usually take any pictures of the raw I feed, but this is a good idea!

I'm sure you've heard this before, but I couldn't help but mention. You might want to feed something bigger than a chicken wing. Your dog looks pretty big (but I could be wrong from just looking at the pics). I would be worried feeding such small bones to a large dog.
Don't worry... She doesn't usually get just Chicken Wings;)

She usually gets 1 of those and/or (most times both of them!) either whole or 1/2 Chicken Quarter/Pork Neck/Chicken Back/Turkey Neck/etc... in other words, she most times gets bigger sources of meat, but I picked the wrong thing out of the freezer and didn't have time to thaw out the other (studying for finals tomorrow *panic*).

She's not a gulper either, she chews every bone until its really tiny pieces too, so I'm not as worried feeding her such small protein/meat sources (I wasn't sure if that was your concern or her not getting enough bone/etc, so I figured I would answer both!;)) For being such a food hog, she sure does go slow on those raw bones! :p

She's only on half raw too, can't remember if I mentioned that or not, but I'll go ahead and do it! :) And she's 69-70 pounds, so she's about a medium-large dog:)

Thanks though!! :D
 

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For some reason I can't find the Primal RMBs. I go to the freezer labeled "PRIMAL" lol and I find the premade raw diets and rec bones... but no RMBs! Maybe I'm just blind lol, me and Juno should make a run up there tomorrow to take another peak.

I wish I could feed raw. Wish wish wish. Even though my mom thinks the dogs would get salmonella from a raw diet (thank you, Mr. Veterinarian), she does not mind the rec bones... maybe I should push her some more haha. I don't think we'd have the freezer space though (barely have enough room for the human food).
 

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For some reason I can't find the Primal RMBs. I go to the freezer labeled "PRIMAL" lol and I find the premade raw diets and rec bones... but no RMBs! Maybe I'm just blind lol, me and Juno should make a run up there tomorrow to take another peak.

I wish I could feed raw. Wish wish wish. Even though my mom thinks the dogs would get salmonella from a raw diet (thank you, Mr. Veterinarian), she does not mind the rec bones... maybe I should push her some more haha. I don't think we'd have the freezer space though (barely have enough room for the human food).
FWIW, I've never been able to find the RMB's in the feed store either, I've found everything else, but no RMB's:rolleyes: I'll just have to look harder next time, like you I guess! Maybe I'll actually ask someone this time though! LOL

Also, if you can't go full raw you could possibly could partial raw (if you get the OK). Thats what I'm doing with Harleigh. She gets Acana Grasslands in the morning and RAW at night, just a thought:) It's working pretty well for us right now.

My parents don't really care, but I've been allotted this space in the freezer (I could probably use more, but I don't want to take all of it up! LOL:p):


I don't have a lot of space to work with, but I make it work. I don't buy in bulks either, just pick up what I need or whats on sale and go from there. It's working quite well for us, not sure if it would work for you, but just sticking it out there! Haha!!! :D
 

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FWIW, I've never been able to find the RMB's in the feed store either, I've found everything else, but no RMB's:rolleyes: I'll just have to look harder next time, like you I guess! Maybe I'll actually ask someone this time though! LOL

Also, if you can't go full raw you could possibly could partial raw (if you get the OK). Thats what I'm doing with Harleigh. She gets Acana Grasslands in the morning and RAW at night, just a thought:) It's working pretty well for us right now.

My parents don't really care, but I've been allotted this space in the freezer (I could probably use more, but I don't want to take all of it up! LOL:p):

I don't have a lot of space to work with, but I make it work. I don't buy in bulks either, just pick up what I need or whats on sale and go from there. It's working quite well for us, not sure if it would work for you, but just sticking it out there! Haha!!! :D
Ya know I suppose I could do partial raw. There are a few days a week where my mom feeds all the meals because I'm not around, and she'd never be willing to give something other than kibble--but the days that I am home during meal time, I could probably do a little something. I'd have to look into it more so I don't screw anything up. But if she's okay with rec bones, then I don't see what the problem would be if I took it a step further... it's all raw!

I do have a picture of Juno nomming a bone:

(fyi I took the bone away once the meat was off, because yes it was a femur... didn't know they were kind of a "no no" until after I'd bought it).

BabyDane--those freezer setups are rather incredible. Just the organization alone has me wowed lol.
 

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Some of my friends dogs:


A friends freezer:

I WANT that freezer! That's so awesome!

I feed RMBs on occasion, but I'm not up to all raw yet. Maybe someday when I can manage my own meals, I can start managing the dog meals ;) As it is I try to get some raw in every week, even if it's just some eggs here and there. If I could afford it I'd just feed the premade raw.
 

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BabyDane--those freezer setups are rather incredible. Just the organization alone has me wowed lol.
Yeah, that is ONE of our 3 freezers. Well....we have two personal freezers and have invaded my moms freezer with more meat. We just can't pass up a good deal when we come across it LOL

When it comes to raw feeding, even just one dog, I feel that a freezer is a key tool and a necessity. If you find a meat deal that you can't pass up you should always (hopefully) have room to take it on. Since we go through ~8-10 pounds of food per day in our house, it doesn't take long to make more room for more meats. Heck, our last "haul" from our CL ad got us close to 400 pounds of various meat sources for only $100 :)
 

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Very impressive set up, BabyDane. One of the reasons I can't feed all raw right now is definitely SPACE, lol.
 

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I don't have ANY pictures of Sierra eating... but I have raw CATS! :D


Buddy with Quail. He used to get VERY growly over his food, which is why he has that look on his face.


Nya, also with quail. She's always been the dainty one :)

I don't have any recent pics at all, and these are from my very first digital camera ever (hence the stupidly bad quality). I'll have to take more with this thread in mind!
 

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I don't have any freezer pics. We have a chest freezer in the garage and about half is used for the dogs. I don't worry about packaging it up. If I have a 10lb bag of leg quarters, I take that out and thaw it and feed those til they are gone. Right now I'm working on about 15lbs of pork shoulder. The bone part with meat attached was last nights meal. Tonight I'll use the boneless meat and leg quarters together.

Can I ask why people would buy Primal brand stuff that they could get in the grocery store for a lot less $$? If you have a small dog, a small package of pork necks or wings or thighs is cheap. With my dogs I buy by the case. Last week I bought a case of leg quarters, a case of whole chickens, and a case of pork shoulders. Things I don't use as much of- liver, fish, etc, I buy at the grocery store.

It really doesn't take that much space, you don't need a setup like baby Dane has, especially for a single dog or a couple small dogs.

Deer shoulder:


 
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