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Posted by Jason Nelson on March 16, 2003 at 18:59:49:
In Reply to: Feeding... posted by Animal on March 16, 2003 at 18:11:19:
:My Gopher usually eats F/T but sometimes I give her live for some exercise. Yesterday she ate three with no problem. But today I gave her another and on the firs attempt she missed the head and grabed the body. I saw the mouse biting her, but it was over pretty fast. After she gobbled it up I picked her up to clean any wounds. I checked her everywhere, but not a scratch on her! I definately swa the mouse bite her, has anyone had this happen to their Pit? Are their scales so tough that they protect them against small bites? Anyway, I think I will stick to F/T from now on, just incase.
Yah those scale are pretty tough . There are some pros and cons to feeding live vs F/T . F/T are better in some reguard to that they cant injure your snake and being frozen it kills parsite and bacteria in the mouse . But I personly like feeding live .