Originally posted by Bryce Masuk
Some snakes wont take prekilled because they are in bad shape yet they need food some times its the only thing you can do it is a better choice then feeding regular live food since it can bite back soon the snake will take regular prey when it is used to it when its in better shape
If the snake is in that bad shape that's even more reason NOT to feed live. If the snake is in that poor shape you can always assist feed or use a different feeding method (ie. baby food in a large needleless syringe).