Safe to feed blended vegetables?

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Whilst Odin is ill and awaiting his visit to Simon. I’m feeding him critical care and mushed up pellets. Is it safe to blend him some vegetables too?
 

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Hmm not sure about that as the nutrients in the veg may change on liquidation. Could you add some mashed banana or grated veg or something to the critical care and mushed pellets?
 

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Hmm not sure about that as the nutrients in the veg may change on liquidation. Could you add some mashed banana or grated veg or something to the critical care and mushed pellets?
I can try the grating :)

I’m really worried about how much food he’s actually getting. As so much is dribbling out with the hyper-salivation
 

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Fibre is the most important food for him to be getting - mushed pellets or critical care.
Veg is only a snack and makes up so little of the daily food intake.
Are you weighing him daily? That will tell you how much food is getting into him
 

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Fibre is the most important food for him to be getting - mushed pellets or critical care.
Veg is only a snack and makes up so little of the daily food intake.
Are you weighing him daily? That will tell you how much food is getting into him
Yes. I weigh him at least twice a day. Maybe that’s too much? As maybe there are slight fluctuations?
 

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Weighing twice a day isn’t a good idea, it will show up too many fluctuations. Weighing once a day, at the same time each day, is enough
Ok, is it best to weigh him morning or evening? He is taking the mushed pellets and recovery feed well, he wants it. Like I said, it’s just the sheer amount dribbling out. It’s a scary amount of excess saliva.
 

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Ok, is it best to weigh him morning or evening? He is taking the mushed pellets and recovery feed well, he wants it. Like I said, it’s just the sheer amount dribbling out. It’s a scary amount of excess saliva.
Either is fine really, it’s just important that you do it at the same time each day so you know you are in the same place in the feeding cycle.
If his weight is stable then he is getting enough going in so that’s good.
 
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