I've got a baby ball python and I'm just wondering what size and how often to feed.
She is eating frozen adult mice very well...have been feeding once per week.
Mice are about 25 grams each
She is about 180 grams and 20 inches long.
I'm NOT really interested in power feeding for quick size gain. Just an average healthy amount for her happiness and longevity.

Any suggestions?
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Your feeding schedule is allready ok. I wouldn't change anything.

Anna
I've got a baby ball python and I'm just wondering what size and how often to feed. She is eating ... interested in power feeding for quick size gain. Just an average healthy amount for her happiness and longevity. Any suggestions?

Guage the appropriate sized rodent by the diameter of the snake at the largest part.
I feed all my snakes weekly.
hth
fr0glet
I've got a baby ball python and I'm just wondering ... average healthy amount for her happiness and longevity. Any suggestions?

Guage the appropriate sized rodent by the diameter of the snake at the largest part. I feed all my snakes weekly. hth fr0glet

Thanks for the encouraging input.
db
Guage the appropriate sized rodent by the diameter of the snake at the largest part. I feed all my snakes weekly. hth fr0glet

Thanks for the encouraging input. db

And thank YOU for feeding f/t rodents. Emotion: smile
fr0glet
I've got a baby ball python and I'm just wondering what size and how often to feed. She is eating ... interested in power feeding for quick size gain. Just an average healthy amount for her happiness and longevity. Any suggestions?

Your feeding schedual is good. I would only change 1 thing. Change the f/t mice to f/t rat pups. They have a lot more nutrients than adult mice. They will help your bp become stronger, faster. Thats what I do and my bp is shedding about once a month and is growing a lot. thats just my opinion. No doubt someone else will not agree with my post, but I don't really care.

HTH
SK
Hi
Iv got a couple of Royals that are around the 150-200g and I feed mine f/t weaner rats about 40g-ish and they eat them just fine, you should def move over to rats;-))
Denise
How lucky to have a Ball Python that eats so consistently well!

I hear rats have a little more meat; mice have a little more bone.
How lucky to have a Ball Python that eats so consistently well!

I consider my self very lucky
SK
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