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Food Dehydrators

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Brian, Aug 11, 2019.

  1. russel

    russel ./_dazed_and_confused

    No, it was used in the follow on series Breaking Bud.
    Durmbo and Still like this.
  2. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    Yeah, loads thanks. My pal was round on Saturday and we spent half the afternoon trying to fix a fault on his van’s central locking. Meanwhile the dog was having a MUCH better time in the garden, chasing balls, being played with, the works.

    No. I don’t. I’d buy dried foods if they were available and suitable, and I’d dry anything else in a fan oven set low.
  3. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    Ive used one for drying citrus as garnishes to cocktails. These days it is easier to buy citrus dried. Our dehydrator ended up at the skip with the ice cube maker, and the bread maker

    Wasnt there something about drying meat (jerky) and temp that one should be careful. From memory there were issues, that domestic dehydrators would raise the temperature enough to kill of bacterial stuff......

    Here https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/porta...at-preparation/jerky-and-food-safety/CT_Index


    Search google for "bacterial growth during home meat dehydration". Whether this will have an impact on what you produce for pooch who knows - just go into this with open eyes - you wouldnt want to make pooch ill in search of the perfect diet for pooch.
  4. Brian

    Brian Eating fat, staying slim

    Grateful for that, I’ll make sure my wife reads it.

    Edit: She has read the info at both links now. Many thanks, very useful.
  5. Brian

    Brian Eating fat, staying slim

    So trolling then. Good for you.
  6. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    No, not trolling at all. You really are an obnoxious individual. I give you constructive advice saying that you probably won't use it, later I go on to say that I would buy the dried food or make it in an oven if I were so minded. In response you, the arch troll who has as many friends here as a steak tartare in a vegan restaurant, accuse ME of being a troll. After your antics on the other thread I was ignoring your nonsense, however with this thread I was prepared to give you the benefit of the doubt. That was a mistake. No more. Do enjoy your trolling, I won't be wasting any more time on your shit.
  7. Brian

    Brian Eating fat, staying slim

    Thought I would come back to this as I was on the move earlier.

    Really sorry Steve, but you haven’t posted a decent word to me since I was critical of sugar and of the food industry quite a few years ago now. Can’t say I expect anything civil from you nowadays and I anticipated a thread crap when I saw you had posted. Maybe I’m wrong but it looks like trolling to me.

    As far as being obnoxious goes, you should have noticed my replies to others have been entirely polite. Ask yourself why I perceive your posts as trolling.

    What ‘antics’ are you on about on the ‘other thread’? Do you mean the one where I disagree with hard-remainers?
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2019
  8. Vinny

    Vinny pfm Member

    I think that you need to get educated - take a look at the feed guidelines online, produced for the European pet food manufacturing industry. You have not one hope in hell of fulfilling a dog's real dietary needs using some random selection of bits and pieces of raw this and that. As for chewing exercise - you feed great lumps of raw food then? Unless you do, or fit one of those neck rings like the Chinese fit to their tame cormorants, no Lab' is ever going to chew anything much smaller than a tennis ball.

    Good quality complete dog food, either wet in a tin or semi-moist, or dried is FAR safer than a random selection. Some dogs prefer complete dry food, dry, some slightly soaked, some even comes with a dry gravy in irt so you add water and hey presto - complete wet food, in chunks in gravy. Noah was one of the last to feed dogs random bits and bobs. Be careful with oily fish too - that can cause vitamin deficiencies...…………………..
  9. garyi

    garyi leave blank

    We fed our dog on raw food, landywoods do a good selection his fav was a raw turkey leg, but other wise raw chicken wings, and various minced meats and meats with mixed veg isn’t here as well.

    my step brother brought round the occasional rabbit which he devoured hair un all!

    As for training treats I used to blend liver with a load of garlic but that was cooked chilled and cut into bits
  10. Monitor Gold 10

    Monitor Gold 10 pfm Member

    I must confess I don't know what Breaking Bad is... I've not watched my TV for about a month! :D
    Still likes this.
  11. Rob998

    Rob998 Scimmia Nordoccidentale

  12. garyi

    garyi leave blank

    Well he went wild for it. Pretty sure alcohol is not good for humans too.
  13. Brian

    Brian Eating fat, staying slim

    Not sure I said anything about the food being random, what I said was she has a natural, raw diet.

    See https://paleoridgeraw.uk/ for where we source her food. We augment it with raw fish, liver and a variety of meaty bones, including marrow-bones from the local farm shop. We add stock to her food made from bones and pigs trotters. We weigh everything. Her health is fine, she is getting what she needs.

    By the way, she chews stuff smaller than tennis balls all the time. Point I was making was they need to chew rather gulp down a bowl of kibble in a few seconds.
  14. Rob998

    Rob998 Scimmia Nordoccidentale

    At least humans can make an informed choice about alcohol.
  15. garyi

    garyi leave blank

    Rob it was 3 cloves of garlic in a kilo of liver cooked thoroughly in the oven. No doubt if you feed a dog a load of raw garlic it will get the shits, pretty much like humans would.
  16. Rob998

    Rob998 Scimmia Nordoccidentale

    It's OK Gary, it's just one of my trigger things. My mates dog died of chocolate poisoning when we were kids, so I'm perhaps a little over sensitive about it, and try to make sure my dog doesn't get fed stuff like choccy, alliums, grapes etc, etc. She would definitely eat every bloody thing that even vaguely resembles food (and plenty that doesn't :eek:) given a chance. Apologies.
  17. garyi

    garyi leave blank

    Its fine, he was a boxer that was as mad as a box of nails anyway regardless of training hah!
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  18. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Why do dogs eat other animals shit? And if not eating it, rolling in it?

    My dogs scour the garden tfirst thing in the morning to see if the cats have been lazy about their choice of dump site during the night.
  19. Brian

    Brian Eating fat, staying slim

    Our Lab likes rolling in fox poo at the farm.

    One of our previous Labradors liked to grab a bit of horse poo to keep her energy levels up when out while the other would just walk on by. Individuals.

    My wife ordered a food dehydrator, it arrives today.

    Cheers all
  20. Still

    Still he said his naim was ralph

    A likely story. Save it for the judge!

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