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Old 11-24-2012, 10:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Barf diet

I'm planning to feed my doberman pup barf diet when it arrive in a month time.

Just wondering for those that feed raw meat to your dobies, when the meat is frozen in the freezer, do you defrost the meat(mince/necks/bones etc) in fridge and feed them cold, defrosted meat or do your guys defrost the meat in room temperature and feed room temp meat?
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I defrost in the fridge and feed cold. Sometimes I'll run it under water (in zip lock) to bring up the temp a little.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I defrost in the oven (TURNED OFF) so the cats and my Vizsla counter surfer do not get to the meat Then I put it in the fridge and feed from the fridge.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I defrost in the sink. I feed either room temp or cold, depending on how long it has been thawing.
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I defrost then store a couple of days worth in fridge. Goes straight from fridge to dogs bowls. No issues, the love it cold, room temp, frozen..... doesn't matter.
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I have large storage containers that fit in the fridge - I defrost in there but feed fish whole and frozen.
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Defrosted - but from the fridge. Somethime room temp. Depends on what's going on & if I remembered to defrost!
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:49 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I feed dethawed cold from the fridge or frozen. Depends if I remembered to pull it out of the freezer early enough. Bentley will eat it regardless of temperature
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