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feeding question


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Posted by jfmoore on May 09, 2003 at 21:05:25:

In Reply to: feeding question posted by bigpoppaboost671 on May 09, 2003 at 16:19:33:

Hi Jerry –

You’ll often hear that a reasonable rule of thumb is to feed a ball python a food item that is about the same diameter (or a little larger) as the snake’s thickest part. You shouldn’t go wrong with that. Another measure I use is to aim for a meal no more than 10% of the snake’s body weight. I can’t say how exactly I came up with that; it’s just always worked pretty well for me.

-Joan

:i am currently feeding my albinos and het rat pups when should i go to a bigger rat they wiegh between 300 and 500 grams

:thanks for any advice
:jerry




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