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Re: Western Hog not eating, very thin, please Help!


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Posted by Hilbert on March 26, 2003 at 04:00:30:

In Reply to: Western Hog not eating, very thin, please Help! posted by Hlynn1975 on March 22, 2003 at 20:17:27:

Try soaking a frozen/thawed pinky in egg-whites for a couple hours before feeding, then try split-braining the pinky. The egg-white thing worked for me.

:My little baby hog has only eating 2 or 3 meals since I got her in November '02 and she is very thin, I can see her spine. I don't know what to do, the guy I got her from said she ate fairly well for him.

:Here is what I have tried so far.

:feeding her newborn pinks frozen/thawed
:feeding her newborn pinks fresh killed
:feeding her newborn pinks live
:feeding her newborn pinks scented with goldfish
:feeding her newborn pinks in a small container
:feeding her newborn pinks in a small container that I have run under very hot water before offering it to her.

:I can't find any feeder toads/lizards around here that are in any sort of condition that I would want to expose her to, most are so full of bugs/diseased that I won't bring them into my home and it's to early here to catch them.

:Any ideas for me to try? Should I offer her a pinky cut up? Should I cut up the goldfish and offer her that? Should I force her mouth open and put a pinkie head in there hoping she swallows on her own? I've worried that if I don't do something she won't last long.

:I would appreciate any and all help.

:Heather





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