Our 2-3 week old BP regurgited it's first feeding. We fed him a frozen/thawed, somewhere between a large pinky and a small fuzzy, and he kept it down for a few hours (up to 24 hours) before throwing it back up. We found it mixed in his substrate.

How long should we wait before next attempt to feed? Take him to a vet??
Thanks..
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Try to feed him once more before resorting to vet..baby balls can be finicky. Make sure pinkies are from reliable source and make sure you sufficiently thaw the pinky-I like to soak them in hot water I've microwaved for at least 10-15 minutes to ensure the interior of the mouse is thawed.
Our 2-3 week old BP regurgited it's first feeding. We fed him a frozen/thawed, somewhere between a large pinky and ... it back up. We found it mixed in his substrate. How long should we wait before next attempt to feed?

Wait about a week before attempting to feed again to allow him to rebuild the gut flora in his intestines which he regurgitated allow with his dinner.

Also, when a snake regurgitates a meal it's recommended to feed a smaller prey item the next time, in this case a pinky would be right
Try to feed him once more before resorting to vet..baby balls can be finicky. Make sure pinkies are from reliable ... them in hot water I've microwaved for at least 10-15 minutes to ensure the interior of the mouse is thawed.

Uh,
Minutes or seconds? ;-)
Methinks 10 to 15 minutes would pretty much cook a pinkie mouse???
K.
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I think he meant cook the water before you soak the pinkie in it.
..still seems like a lot though..: )
I think he meant cook the water before you soak the pinkie in it.

Oh! Sorry!

K.
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Check your temperatures in the snake's enclosure. Use a good digital thermometer with an external probe. Home Depot sells them for around fifteen dollars. Those stick-on tape-type thermometers are garbage. They give you the temp of the side of the enclosure, not the inside air temp.

Do not handle the animal after feeding. Do not handle the animal unless absolutely necessary until it is acclimated.
You don't need a veterinarian at this point or in the near future. The animal fed of it's own accord and regurgitated the item most likely because of a husbandry issue (temps or handling).
Cheers,
Kurt
Thanks again,
I called the local rep vet, and they suggested that we wait another few days and try a smaller pinky, making sure it is all the way thawed. If he regurgitates again, they said to bring him in.

The hot spot in his tank is in the low 90's and drops to the mid/high 70's
at the other end. He tends to stay close to his hot spot where his corkbark
hide is. My son has gently handled him for a few minutes everday, although
the BP was placed back in his tank right after he got his meal down all the way
till the bulge stopped somewhere in the middle.
Maybe that few minutes of handling per day was too much.
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