hatchling not eating

by don stockdale
(fresno, california)

i have an eastern box hatchling that is 11 days old today. i can not get her to eat anything, live worms, meal worms,dog and cat food, and so on.how long can she go without any food? when i dug her up at day 100 from the ground, the yoke sac seemed to be all gone. thanks for any help. don

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Oct 23, 2009
hatchlings eating
by: Anonymous

A hatchling should eat within a couple of days. If not, soak it in warm water, and then offer food.

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