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Old 05-08-2009, 11:35 AM
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hey all i was just browsing on you tube last night and saw people feeding pinkies and anoles to young beardies what is the correct age to start feeding them to the beardie
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:54 AM
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The main rule of thumb is that when its young dont feed it anything bigger than its head, so i think i would wait until it was an adult if i were going to feed him/her pinkies.
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i dont feed pinkies to my beardies unless they have layed there eggs
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Old 05-08-2009, 01:02 PM
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I agree with mrspebro hun I used to give as a treat every now and then but dont bother now as he very rarely would touch it anyways. If female has just laid then pinkees are a good source to bulk them up again but other than that hun I wouldnt bother.
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If you must feed them pinkies then wait until they're fully grown. They really don't need them though.
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Old 06-08-2009, 09:48 AM
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They dont need them whatsoever. My BD wont even entertain the idea, he just sticks his nose up.

Some people feed them to bulk up after laying but even they dont 'need' it. If fed regularly a beardie will soon become obese due to pinkies.
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