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#1 Erik


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Posted 02 June 2011 - 08:15 PM

I have found this to be a good change of pace food for my mud turtles. I use it occasionally to supplement the turtle pellets/chopped earthworms/feeder minnows/romaine lettuce diet.
For about 2 dollars, you can get over a pound of beef heart and I slice it into small strips, make into small freezable packets, and thaw out when needed. A pound goes a long way.My wifes hieroglyphic cooters and western painted love it as well.

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Posted 03 June 2011 - 03:49 AM

I use it also. Its nutritional, cheap, and the turtles love it.

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Posted 03 June 2011 - 05:33 AM

I do the same with chicken hearts which I can get like 3 lbs. for $2.00 at an area Amish farmer's market - I rotate with nightcrawlers and pinky mice on a varying basis with my boxies. Great supplement for snappers also.

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Posted 03 June 2011 - 09:42 AM

I will look into the chicken hearts.

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Posted 02 July 2011 - 09:19 AM

all great foods, I use the beef heart, chicken hearts, and chicken gizzards from the grocery store. all cheap and good additions to a well balanced turtle's diet. besides, what else can fill up a large ally snapper? LOL

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