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RE: Using Bait Fish as Food

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Posted by: FR at Tue Jan 21 10:55:17 2014  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by FR ]  
   

THeres something the matter with us as people, which is what gets in the way. posts and replys are related to in odd ways. I have mentioned many times, many folks use the A or Z method.

In this case, Gregg and I, are mentioning, with A level of husbandry, picky feeders is greatly reduced. Which is true. But that does not mean Gregg or I would watch a hog or any other reptile waste away, because we refuse to do something we do not normally need to do. If I was forced to, I would scent with anything that works. Starting with what is most available to me.

Again, I am sure Gregg would do whatever is needed. That said, people having problems, should entertain the idea, or goal, that scenting is not needed if you support the snake. This should be the first step in improving your husbandry.

Fear based husbandry is something that I question. If I had to keep reptiles in the fear that they will get sick or fail for any tiny reason, I would not keep them. In nature, they consume parasites with EVERY meal, they occur in oil fields, commonly, they were one of the types of animals that did not die off in radiation tests in Nev. They occur and have evolved to the nastiest of deserts. As long as there is some manner of heat, They will colonize it.
The key to learning husbandry is simple, one decision needs to be made, and that is, is the animal in question, sick(pathogens) or healthy. If its healthy, then there is no need to treat it like a sick animal. Healthy reptiles are nearly impossible to kill. Which is a good thing, that makes testing easy. You don't measure success by life or death. You measure it by progress.
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