Housie wont eat

Housie wont eat

Postby Nightadderman » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:16 am

my brown house was eating like a king last season and hes just started moving around the cage after coming out of hibernation, i put a mouse in yesterday and he wanted nothing to do with it. very unlike him as he was normally a very effiecent killer. any advise ???
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Re: Housie wont eat

Postby Warren Klein » Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:46 am

What are your cage temps for starters? If your snake is in good body condition, don't stress and try again in a week. Start on smaller prey than it normally takes just to get it started.
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Re: Housie wont eat

Postby rolandslf » Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:00 pm

I reckon he is in breeding mode.
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