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Old 11-28-2009, 12:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can the bones from Smelt be used in the raw diet??

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Old 11-30-2009, 01:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Not as a primary source of the 10% bone content, IMO. I feed whole sardines once a week, but I don't include those bones as part of my cats' 10% bone-in meals.

Are the smelt bones separated from the fish?
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Old 12-02-2009, 11:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The bones are separated prior to cooking for us to eat.
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Old 12-03-2009, 12:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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In that case, I wouldn't feed 'em at all. There's not enough bone (I would think) to offer any real value, and feeding bones without some fleshy wrapping is generally not considered to be a good idea.

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Old 12-04-2009, 07:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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