On 1/08/07, Mickie wrote:
> On 1/08/07, Meeko's Mom wrote:
>> On 1/07/07, Mickie wrote:
>>> On 1/07/07, Meeko's Mom wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone ! I have been trying to dehydrate veggies for
>>>> my birds. They love sweet potatoes, squash & green beans.
>>>> But, when I dehydrate them, they look HORRIBLE. Can anyone
>>>> give me some tips ?
>>> Hi Meeko's Mom,
>>> I do dehydrate veggies for my birds too and I notice that
>>> when I cut them thicker they dry better ( it takes a little
>>> longer too) and my birds like them better too.
>>> I do apples, pears, yams, squash. I also cook dry beans and
>>> then drain them and dehydrate. They become very crunchy and
>>> my birds go nuts over them.
>> Thanks Mickie, I'll try slicing them thicker. I did slice them
>> very thin. Had to throw out the green beans ! They turned
>> black-ish & looked horrible.
> Yea... green beans come out looking awful. my Grey loves fresh
> green beans, he pulls the little beans out of the pods. I also
> dehydrate leafy veggies, sweet & hot peppers and serve them
> crumbled over other fresh foods. I use my dehydrator a lot
> because sometimes if I'm running a little late I just pull my
> baggies and fill their plates with no fuzz.
I bought a small bag of dehydrated veggies at our local petstore
recently. ( didn't last long) Can't find the large bags of it.
And, with about 40 birds.... I figured I could dehydrate some