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Libby
Posted: 06/11/2013 by Libby Holcombe

Hi I bought 3 Horsfields in August and 2 of them have grown steadily. They all eat reasonably but the smallest tends to be put off by the bigger ones now. He has not gained weight over 2 months and I am getting worried. Should I try worm tablets?

Re: Libby
Posted: 06/11/2013 by Tom

Hello Libby,
Worm tablets? No!! They will be wild caught, so are likely to need worming.
Make arrangements with a vet. practice & take along faecal samples from each tortoise. Try to find a reptile vet from the green box on the left, titled "Vets & ..." who will worm them if necessary.
Can you post details of their age & size, etc & how you are keeping them.
Regards
Tom

Re: Libby
Posted: 11/11/2013 by Tom

Hello Libby,
If you post the info. I've asked for, I can give more advice. Also, did the vet need to worm them?
Regards
Tom

 

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