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Rats and Rabbits

Questions and suggestions regarding reptile cuisine.

Rats and Rabbits

Postby GCol » Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:23 am

Good morning

Does anybody know anyone that sells and ships frozen rats and rabbits. I am based in a small town in Zululand and just do not have the space to breed my own.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you
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Re: Rats and Rabbits

Postby Sico » Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:16 pm

Try frozen piglets instead.
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Re: Rats and Rabbits

Postby GCol » Mon Mar 28, 2016 2:50 pm

How big is a piglet Sico? I have 4 Carpet pythons and a couple of Boa's all around the 5-6 feet mark. Pardon my ignorance but I have never used them before. I am willing to give them a go though. The rats I will need for my Cobras, Tree snakes and smaller pythons though.
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Re: Rats and Rabbits

Postby Sico » Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:25 pm

You get piglets occasionaly as small as 250g (smaller than a large rat) and upwards to nearly 3kg. I know several guys who have used piglets for everything from medium pythons to large cobras and even mambas.
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Re: Rats and Rabbits

Postby GCol » Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:02 pm

Ok cool, I will look into trying to source from anyone nearby. Thanks for taking the time to reply Sico, much appreciated.
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Re: Rats and Rabbits

Postby Sico » Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:57 pm

No worries. I'd happily help you out, but i've stopped supplying piglets as the demand just didn't warrant the time involved.
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Re: Rats and Rabbits

Postby GCol » Wed Mar 30, 2016 3:35 pm

I understand, I am sure I will find a supply.

Thanks again.
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