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Dec 29 2009
05:03:21 PM
Are water chestnuts safe to feed? Can't seem to find info on them.Thanks
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Dec 29 2009
05:38:05 PM
suppressedtearz Fuzzy Wuzzy GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit suppressedtearz's Photo Album USA 1066 Posts
If we're talking water chestnuts from a can the answer is always going to be no.
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Dec 29 2009
05:44:35 PM
morganmom Joey Visit morganmom's Photo Album NY, USA 36 Posts
They are frozen-included in a vegetable medley.
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Dec 29 2009
06:08:23 PM
Nicole87 Face Hugger GliderMap Visit Nicole87's Photo Album MD, USA 650 Posts
I don't see them on the lists of safe fruits and veggies, so I'd say no.

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Dec 29 2009
06:18:18 PM
suppressedtearz Fuzzy Wuzzy GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit suppressedtearz's Photo Album USA 1066 Posts
Ah frozen water chestnuts, they are neither on the not-safe list. So maybe someone else will come along that knows. For now I wouldn't feed them until you are sure though.
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Dec 29 2009
06:20:31 PM
snusie Goofy Gorillatoes GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit snusie's Photo Album snusie's Journal USA 2962 Posts
They're pretty high in carbohydrates and iron, and approximately 0.33:1 on the calcium:phosphorus ratio. They don't contain a lot of vitamins, either. I wouldn't make it a major part of the diet, though to occasionally have some for texture and variety in a vegetable medley wouldn't hurt anything.
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Dec 29 2009
06:26:36 PM
morganmom Joey Visit morganmom's Photo Album NY, USA 36 Posts
Thanks for the help.
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Dec 29 2009
07:02:30 PM
suppressedtearz Fuzzy Wuzzy GliderMap Gliderpedia Editor Visit suppressedtearz's Photo Album USA 1066 Posts
Snusie to the rescue!
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