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I have 1 c.collaris who is permanently thin so to...........


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Posted by jason111 on May 03, 2003 at 13:33:52:

In Reply to: energy posted by whoaitsz on May 02, 2003 at 16:51:04:

give her energy,once in a while i will sorta force feed her a pinkie but before i do this i load its stomach with a calci/vit supplement.Now it gets gory:do not defrost the pinkie yet,instead take a sharp utility knife and push it into the stomach and wiggle side to side,this creates a cavitity in the stomach-fill this with the supp and then defrost,hole side up.Now if you take the collard in one hand and the pinkie in the other hand,using a finger nail pry open her mouth and gently introduce the pinkie into her mouth(tip:squeeze out some brain onto snout)and with any luck she'll swallow.Hope this helps.
see yah
jason:)
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:i may not be able to get baby food today. i'm going to try a bit more with the mealworm.... wih parrots we add some karole (sp?) syrup to water for some needed energy.

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