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Snake not eating
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Old 06-18-2019, 06:22 PM   #1
BoJon
Snake not eating

I have a 16-17 yr old corn snake, this is not first time he has gone a couple of months not eating but this time he is extremely active in day time. He normally eats live or frozen white adult mice, he wonít eat coloured mice. His eyes are clear no mites does not appear to need to shed. In last month along with frozen I have tried 3 live which he kills but doesnít eat.
Iím thinking breeding issue? What do you think.
 
Old 06-19-2019, 12:45 PM   #2
Dennis Gulla
Yes, if he’s very active it’s most likely that he’s looking for a mate.
 
Old 06-19-2019, 12:54 PM   #3
BoJon
Snake wonít eat

Thank you. Any idea how long this goes on for? Iíve wasted a lot of mice so far.itís been two months so far.
 
Old 06-19-2019, 01:00 PM   #4
Dennis Gulla
Most breeding activity should stop soon. I would offer pre killed. If he doesn’t eat in a reasonable amount of time, freeze it. Don’t go back to offering frozen thawed until he’s eating consistently again.
 
Old 06-19-2019, 01:04 PM   #5
BoJon
Again thank you he isnít really my interest heís inherited from my son. Everything is a guessing game to me.
 
Old 06-19-2019, 02:25 PM   #6
Dennis Gulla
I can’t count how many animals I’ve inherited from my kids!��
 
Old 06-19-2019, 02:26 PM   #7
Dennis Gulla
Hmm, that was supposed be a smiley face emoji!
 
Old 06-19-2019, 02:53 PM   #8
BoJon
I had done an attachment not sure why it didnít show. Iím going to try again just to see
Ah itís a size issue
 

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