Originally posted by Invictus
Oh, I should mention also.. we hand-feed. I've found that if you dangle the prey ABOVE the snake, there is pretty much no way they can tag your hand. If they have to look up to get the prey, they'll get it by the head, missing your hand by as many inches as the prey is long.
i do this with my little ones, but there is no way in hell i would do it with my 6+ foot boa.
i hope you wont do it with your boas when they get bigger.
i would have to say my 6+ footer is the fastest snake i own, her feeding response is amazing.