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View Poll Results: How many days a week do you handle your BP?

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    How often do you handle your Ball Python? (additional poll<3)

    The title says it all, how often and for how long do you handle your ball python?


    Feel free to talk under this post<3

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    Re: How often do you handle your Ball Python? (additional poll<3)

    (poll fix 0.2)

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    Usually once a week, but sometimes more if I'm bored!

    When I first started keeping snakes and only had 1-2 snakes total, I used to handle them daily except feeding/digesting days. Now my handling sessions are spread out among other snakes.
    Last edited by redshepherd; 09-04-2018 at 05:12 AM.

    Other Species
    0.1 Tanimbar Scrub Python "Pixie",
    0.1 Northern Pine Snake "Genesis"
    0.1 Dumeril's Boa "Vigil",
    0.1 2007 Aru Green Tree Python "Gem"
    1.0 Blood Python "Magma"
    Ball Pythons
    0.1 Sterling "Drizzle", 1.0 Albino "Cake", 1.0 Lesser Butter "Yukon"
    past: 1.0 Russian Rat Snake, 0.3 Ball pythons



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    That varies animal to animal, and week to week.
    But since you said BP specifically, I handle Tyson anywhere from once to four times a week. On average 20-30 minutes each handling session.
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    Re: How often do you handle your Ball Python? (additional poll<3)

    All my snakes, unless digesting, get handled and cleaned up after daily. I don't have kids or a family though. My animals get most of my time outside of work. Now if I can find a sexy exotics vet to date, we can all dream cant we? LOL

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    Re: How often do you handle your Ball Python? (additional poll<3)

    Once a week or every other week usually for only about 10 to 15 minutes.

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    How long is too long ?

    I was watchingCops (or live-PD, whatever) where this lady was walking around with a BP, shewas walking around with it in a sack. Had it all over the cops, and all kindsof other bs Iím just inside like... Why arenít the cops arresting her foranimal cruelty...? No but seriously, she said she has a terrarium at home whenshe is not out with her for hours sometimes almost every day.
    This wasnot a lady who had all her stuff together obviously if she is on Cops lolÖ butit was claimed to have been in her care for 2 years now, it was given to her,and it was pretty big (maybe 12-1250gs ez, & about 42-45Ē) and healthy looking...I guess my question as it pertains to this topic would be..
    I handledmy Spell a lot when she was a baby, 2-3xs a week at least 30-45mins.. she is 2and some months rn.. and the sweetest chill.. not anncy just wrap and relaxsnake I have ever had..
    Hollow,was not in my care as a baby, idk about most of his handling but I know my lilbro didnít do what I was asking of him as Hollow is anncy AF.. no chill andpending his attitude, he is hissín like my noodle Lambeau.. I have handled himbefore, he chill after you let him just run it out rq, I know if he was handledas I suggested initially, heíd be much more chill when it came to bringing himout. I will work on Lam as heís still a baby and I will find out the hard wayif Iím going to stick with docile females or these snippy males moving forwardlol.. but now that I am settled I will work on my boys.. maybe Hollow is atthat age now that I think about itÖ

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    I DONT handle mine on the feeding day and 48 hours after. Other than that every day for about 30 minutes

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    I give my little guy at least an hour a day unless he ate or is shedding, Crowley loves doing his missions on his play stand.

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    I have quite a few, so probably every week or so, since I try to hold one a day.

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