Thread: Live Feeding?
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Old 04-10-18, 05:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Live Feeding?

No need to worry. Boas have slow metabolisms and one that size could go a year without food and suffer no ill effects. When was the last time he ate? What is his current setup like and what temps do you keep for him?

Id suggest double checking husbandry before trying to offer him a live rabbit. They have very strong legs, sharp claws, and long teeth. A rabbit fighting for its life could do serious damage to your snake, especially if the boa has never had to kill live prey.

Ive only personally known 1 person who fed live rabbits to his snakes (a retic and a Burm), and he always broke their necks first. I imagine youd like to avoid having to do that
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