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care guide for new introductions to the collection


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Posted by TexIndigo Gal on March 16, 2003 at 16:06:20:

Please pardon cross-posting.

This isn't really a question for beginning snake keepers. Rather, it is a question regarding basic procedures for adding a new snake to an existing collection.

Is there already in existence a guide covering issues that I need to deal with when I bring a new snake (CB or WC)home?

These are the issues I'm thinking of:
1)check a new snake for general health
2)check a new snake for presence of parasites
3)how to quarantine properly --how long, special considerations
4)other issues

I haven't seen a guide like this. Please point it out, if there's one out there already.

If there's not one handy, I'm willing to compile one from your input (contributors will be listed as the authors, I will be listed as the editor or as "compiled by").

Beatrice




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