How to get a skinks appitite back?

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How to get a skinks appitite back?

Postby Blubbs » Thu Mar 23, 2023 11:17 am

I have a skink that had mouth rot which has now been cleared up by a round of antibiotics, but he has still not began eating on his own yet. I have been feeding him a mixture of emerAid IC omnivore and carnivore twice a day 18cc each feeding. His stool has looked slightly odd (Greenish and a bit more liquid than usual) I will provide a picture next time he produces one. But right now I am just looking for suggestions on how I could get him back on his regular diet.
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Re: How to get a skinks appitite back?

Postby Janella » Sat Mar 25, 2023 3:07 pm

Hi there, I would start slowly weaning away the syringe feeding and offering him some of it's favorite foods. Just keep decreasing the syringe feeding and offering him food on his regular feeding days. Usually they will start eating again on their own in no time.

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