Keeping and feeding corns

Postby reinhard » Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:07 pm

I've stopped feeding hamsters, I only feed rat pups and I'm breeding mouse pinks for the newborn
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Postby reinhard » Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:00 pm

Here's a thought..

Why not take Bicarbonate of soda (Baking soda) and Vinegar or diluted Hydrocloric acid or any other acid. Put rats in a bin,mix it, put it in the bin, close the bin and there you have a CO2 bin. It gives off huge amounts of CO2, which should be enough if you don't open the bin and maybe seal it with a rubber or something.
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Postby Bushbaby » Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:19 pm

It could work, as long as it's not got any chemicals which can "stick" to the rats, or be inhaled by them, which could in turn be harmfull to your snakes.
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Postby reinhard » Fri Jul 29, 2005 3:56 pm

If you use vinegar it should be fine. Can't you just rinse them off afterwards?
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Postby Corncrazy » Sat Jul 30, 2005 10:54 am

Dentech i fed my corns rabbit pinks, after they laid eggs. Gee it really fattens them up nicely :shock:
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Postby Dentech » Mon Aug 01, 2005 7:30 am

Yes, the rabbit pinks work wonders on a breeding corn. Unfortunately not all corns take them. One of my females would'nt touch them.
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Postby reinhard » Mon Aug 01, 2005 11:28 am

I think I should start keeping bunnies. I just think everyone in town will frown upon me feeding cute little bunnies to an evil serpent. I'll first have to build cages though. Around here I'll probably sell more bunnies than snakes, so I can keep all the snakes to myself.
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Postby Dentech » Tue Aug 02, 2005 7:49 am

Just remember, you can not feed rabbit pinks as a staple diet to corns or other colubrids. They will become obese.
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Postby neko » Tue Aug 02, 2005 8:00 am

Where do you guys get a regular supply of rabbit pinks in breeding season? I'd like to supplement my breeder females every few weeks, but have been unable to find some.
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Postby Bushbaby » Tue Aug 02, 2005 8:35 am

I gave my folks some bunnies, and they used to breed like... well.... bunnies. Used to get a nice supply from them, but they got fed up of the bunnies. lol
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Postby Dentech » Tue Aug 02, 2005 8:58 am

Never seen some for sale, I have a few bunnies that supplies me with the pinks, I just don't tell them what I do with their offspring.
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Postby reinhard » Tue Aug 02, 2005 11:51 am

How many pinks do you get form a rabbit female? How long before the females become infertile? I don't know anything about bunnies.
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Postby Corncrazy » Tue Aug 02, 2005 3:01 pm

Reinhard my rabbits use to have about 6 babies :wink:
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Postby Gabi » Tue Aug 02, 2005 3:34 pm

Mine used to give me 3-4
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