green beans/brussel sprouts

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green beans/brussel sprouts

Post by oowie » Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:45 am

I've read different opinions on these veggies, can you feed them raw?
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Re: green beans/brussel sprouts

Post by Feolthanos » Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:29 pm

As far as I'm aware;

Green beans are fine. I feed mine straight out the freezer.

Brussel sprouts I've heard must be cooked, but there is conflicting info, so personally I avoid as when I eat sprouts I keep them quite chrunchy and I do end up wondering how cooked is cooked for rats!

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Re: green beans/brussel sprouts

Post by cyber ratty » Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:05 pm

I feed both raw, my rats always get my sprout peelings.

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Re: green beans/brussel sprouts

Post by Splinter » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:36 pm

Please forgive me for being blunt but don't your rats have stomach issues later? Don't they fart too much? I was so eager to feed mine with brussel sprouts peels but I once did and the diarrhea was overwhelming. I always blamed myself and thought that it was my fault for feeding them this cabbage spawn. Is it possible that it was something else (I couldn't get a hold of my vet and the next morning everything was fine) and just an awful coincidence on my part?

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Re: green beans/brussel sprouts

Post by cyber ratty » Tue Mar 09, 2021 7:55 am

Rats can get an upset tummy if they aren't used to a food and are given a lot at once. As for the farting - mine live in a rat room, so I wouldn't be able to tell, lol.

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