Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Featured Member
Registered: 10/07/14
Posts: 2110
Last 10 Posts
Should breeding pairs ever be separated?
by TwoDog
9 minutes 5 seconds ago
Fruits and Veggies
by KarenE
Today at 10:39 AM
Questions about following Critter Love diet exactly as written
by KarenE
Today at 10:37 AM
Introducing Two Colonies
by Kris
Today at 05:44 AM
My dog Willow
by Terry
Yesterday at 06:36 PM
Too Soon To Say Goodbye, my Lulu
by Ladymagyver
Yesterday at 05:44 AM
Twitchy tale movements
by Feather
10/20/17 04:15 PM
Looking for vet recommendation, Atlanta
by Feather
10/20/17 04:05 PM
Seeking a Bra Baby Glider for PTSD
by Ladymagyver
10/20/17 02:00 PM
First time glider owner looking for wisdom
by Ladymagyver
10/20/17 10:22 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Topic Options
#23710 - 07/13/04 12:29 PM chicken bones
Anonymous
Unregistered


Does anyone feed chicken with bones?? I know some people might not agree with this, but I think the bones has a lot of calciums in them and they seem to suck it clean each time...

Top
#23711 - 07/13/04 12:38 PM Re: chicken bones [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Chicken bones are prone to splintering. If you feed them to gliders theres a risk that the glider could swallow a chicken bone and either choke or cause some type of bodily harm...

Top
#23712 - 07/13/04 01:04 PM Re: chicken bones [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


Chicken bones would really scare me. I don't allow my kids to eat any chicken with bones for fear they will get hurt. In my opinion I don't think it is safe but maybe someone else can give you a better answer.

Top
#23713 - 07/13/04 04:00 PM Re: chicken bones [Re: ]
Critter Creations Offline
Glider Addict

Registered: 11/02/00
Posts: 3398
Loc: Rock Falls, IL, USA
I don't think this would be safe either. I always pull the chicken off the bone for my guys. I don't think it is worth the risk myself.
_________________________
Danielle
owned by 4 dogs and 2 gliders really soon
Formerly known as K & D Exotics


Top
#23714 - 07/13/04 08:13 PM Re: chicken bones [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


not really worth the risk, if they eat a chunk and it gets caught in their throat, you may not know because your asleep. I personally wouldn't, only takes 2 seconds to take the chicken off the bone...

Top
#23715 - 07/19/04 05:58 AM Re: chicken bones [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


</font><blockquote><font class="small">Quote:</font><hr />
Chicken bones are prone to splintering. If you feed them to gliders theres a risk that the glider could swallow a chicken bone and either choke or cause some type of bodily harm...

<hr /></blockquote><font class="post">

[:"blue"] Bone splintering is certainly an issue for large animals like dogs that have the jaw strength to shatter bones. Gliders don't quite match dogs for dog strength......really doubt they could splinter a bone??? I've fed my gliders chicken with bones and never had a problem.....they clean the meat off the bone but don't seem to do much with the bone itself. I doubt there is much calcium benefit to the diet since they don't seem to ingest any bone material.

It is reported that gliders eat small birds and reptiles in the wild and captive animals are fed baby chicks and pinkie mice as part of some well known glider diets.

My personal opinion is that there are hundreds of dietary issues that are of much greater risk to gliders than chicken bones. I don't worry about it. [/]

Top
#23716 - 07/19/04 11:05 AM Re: chicken bones [Re: ]
Anonymous
Unregistered


The bones in baby animals like that are not really solid like a chicken bone is, and they are a lot smaller. I give my rats chicken bones, and they will eat them and there is usuall nothing left to them, but a rat is not a glider.

Top




Moderator:  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver, Philwojo 
Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online
2 registered (kidqwik, TwoDog), 21 Guests and 61 Spiders online.
Key: Owner, Admin, Mod
Newest Members
reba, AlyCatz, mandydarr, FinFiFuFe, Angelicat26
6389 Registered Users
Forum Stats
14 posts in the last 24hrs
6389 Members
134 Forums
8901 Topics
147904 Posts

Max Online: 478 @ 07/15/07 01:24 AM
Last 10 New Topics
Should breeding pairs ever be separated?
by AlyCatz
Today at 04:53 AM
Twitchy tale movements
by FinFiFuFe
10/20/17 12:29 AM
Looking for vet recommendation, Atlanta
by Jen_faith
10/19/17 08:40 PM
First time glider owner looking for wisdom
by
10/19/17 03:36 PM
Older Male/Joey Female or Older Female?
by
10/19/17 10:01 AM
Cold snap!
by Ladymagyver
10/19/17 12:51 AM
Bringing Home Your Baby
by Amanda159
10/18/17 06:42 PM
Bedding
by Amanda159
10/18/17 05:53 PM
Male Glider penis problem
by Jen_faith
10/18/17 04:58 PM
Little Roxie
by kidqwik
10/17/17 06:57 PM
(Views)Popular Topics
I just found a lump on Timmy's chest--HELP! 20203077
Spencer needs your prayers/good thoughts 12465147
TEXAS 646165
Pitbull biter needs advice/help 588962
OHIO 505174
Member Titles 449045
MISSOURI 383198
HOLY CRACKERS AMERICAN HPW's 359820
OKLAHOMA 344205
URGENT - Genetic Flaw discovered 342214
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!


GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2017