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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2011, 11:47:14 AM »
I've missed something here! ??? What's wrong with the store bought chicken strips? I have some in my cuboard right now!

It depends. Some have artificial ingredients or are made somewhere scary (like china). But for the most part, in the long run, it's cheaper to make your own


Yep reading way to much crap about the ones being in China making dogs sick...yesterday the FDA issued a warning saying that although they have been unable to pinpoint the actual trouble they feel it is something that is just happening on a sporadic basis and that some are OK but some aren't and it is just a game of russian roulette...and to use them at your own risk...I just can't do that!
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2011, 12:05:04 PM »
Wow! Just checked mine, and they are made in China! :o Into the garbage they go!


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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2011, 12:29:28 PM »
http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/21/8885427-chicken-jerky-treats-linked-to-mystery-illnesses-deaths-in-dogs

Chicklet love chicken treats and they were from china and she dies of kidney failure at age 1 and a half....I think this is why
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« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2011, 12:54:40 PM »
I am very sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you. :'(

Thank you for the link.


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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2011, 01:29:47 PM »
http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/21/8885427-chicken-jerky-treats-linked-to-mystery-illnesses-deaths-in-dogs

Chicklet love chicken treats and they were from china and she dies of kidney failure at age 1 and a half....I think this is why

OMG.... :bigcry:  Eilene, you may very well be right....
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2011, 01:30:43 PM »
First trial batch is in the oven!! I can smell the garlic!  ;D
Easy as can be especially since the butcher sliced it for me!  Hope it turns out well!
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2011, 01:41:07 PM »
Elaine, I never thought of that...:bigcry:
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #22 on: December 09, 2011, 03:13:52 PM »
 :bigcry: I have been crying ever since I read that these chicken strips....I do not know whey we continue to buy  food from china with all the stuff that is tainted...
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2011, 03:23:36 PM »
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2011, 03:25:41 PM »
Now i only buy american made treats and I also have been trying to buy american made products for the family
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #25 on: December 09, 2011, 03:51:18 PM »
Hey you guys....do I turn it over half way thru?
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #26 on: December 09, 2011, 04:37:41 PM »
I have no clue but let me knwo how they turn out
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #27 on: December 09, 2011, 04:39:17 PM »
I have no clue but let me knwo how they turn out

Will do...they have been cooking for 3 hours and are starting to look like jerky!!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #28 on: December 09, 2011, 05:46:35 PM »
You can flip if you like but if on a tray where air can pass thru it really isn't necessary. Pics are mandatory too ;)
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Re: Dehydrator
« Reply #29 on: December 09, 2011, 06:09:30 PM »
4 1/2 hours later!!  They are a huge huge hit...and I know they are healthy!!



Some of the thicker ones are a little more soft..not as chewy and that is good as poor ol Jaimee's teeth aren't what they used to be but the thinner ones are perfectly hard and crunchy just like the store bought ones and the J's are lovin them!  Nothing but chicken and garlic!!
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