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Neem oil is made from the Neem tree located in South Sudan, Ethiopia and possibly other parts of East Africa. The native peoples just grab a handful and rub and crush the leaves and apply them to their skin as insecticide for mosquitos. In addition, it actually used in over 400 different medical compounds and especially for bowel cleansing by the people of India. It grows among the Gum Arabic trees which secreet a thick red resin in powder form is what is used in all Soda Pop as a preservative. I believe it is also used by string players to rosin their bows. It is used heavily in most cosmetics for the same purpose. The native people use it to make glasses and eating utensils and it is a very good cash crop for them. I am not aware if they use it on their gardens, but probably should. It also was the main money maker for Osama bin Laden who owned the entire business in Sudan. I have spent time in South Sudan in the Upper Nile city of Malakal which was the starting place of Osama bin Laden.
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Hi, my son just got a 5 year old female ball python 2 days ago as a rescue. She has always eaten live food. Is it too late to try frozen? Thank you in advance for any advice you may have. Hope you have a great day! :)
Nope, not any different than if you had drowned it.
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Nope it won't hurt your snake. Also, the rat isn't "poisoned" - it's just been suffocated with carbon dioxide (which we all exhale naturally).This is a good way to feed your snake without it getting hurt. Good luck.
I know this post is years old, but i really need help, so if i use this method, and feed the poisoned rat to my snake, it wont hurt my snake, right?
i know this post is years old but im still hoping for a reply, if i use the CO2 method or N2 to kill feeders rats for my ball python, it doesnt hurt my ball python to eat the poisoned rat does it...?
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Hi there, I have a house snake in a 200litre glass tank with a 35watt repti zoo heating lamp and there is a very small gap between the tank and the lid and I was wondering how long I should leave the lamp on? I do not have any way of telling how hot it's getting in there and I'm currently only switching the lamp on at night as I live in durban south Africa
I haven't and wouldn't use cruel methods. No poisons etc. I've tried copper, but that hasn't worked. I think a combination of approaches is best; water plants in the morning rather than at night/evening, pine leaves seem to have worked a bit in the past, my favourite method so far is a 9v electric fence surrounding a raised bed to prevent them getting to plants;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoBeKS64_xc I'm always looking for humane ways to stop me working my a***e off on my allotment garden just to feed slugs and lose all my crops!:O)
I'd hope that you would use the D.E. (or something else like it that just makes the slugs go away) instead of putting salt on them. They are mostly made of liquid, and the salt literally pulls the liquid out of their bodies and kills them. They foam to try to save their lives and get you to stop. It's a horrible, horrible, way to die. (The same goes for Snails.) Even though they are just slugs - they're still living creatures - and I would just hope you'd find something more humane to deal with them. Just my opinion. :) Have a great day! - VictoriousVixen
Don't forget to reapply the D. E. after it rains. - DJ4258
Two things I know that work on slugs is:1: Salt sprinkled on the little buggers. It works like acid and they foam up and die.2. Diatomaceous Earth put in a continuous circle on the ground around the plant(s) will keep slugs away. The sharp edges of the D.E. cut into the soft body of the slug and they avoid it.
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