Carrot Soak??

thegangof5

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Hi, I've got 5 horsefields ... Martha around 20/25 years old, RiffRaff @ 9yrs, Molly @ 4yrs, Billy @ 3 and Tailor at 2yrs old - all happy or appear so. Taylor likes to sleep a lot. 3babies live in one table and the other 2 roam about downstairs in the winter.
I was just reading an old forum (2021) about Diesel and wondering how did he do as I can't find anything about him after day 42 of being poorly. Plus what is a carrot soak/baby food carrots/carrot juice etc used for and how? Never heard this before and have had tortoises for 30 plus years.
Take care, keep yourselves and your babies snuggled up and warm xx
 

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The carrot baby food soak is ONLY used on a tortoise that has swollen shut eyes and is not eating. The strained carrot baby food is high in vitamin A.
 

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We have actually recommended baby food soaks for any tortoise that is lethargic and hasn't eaten for a while. The baby food and Pedialyte seems to help perk them up and get them wanting to eat again.
Your two that are roaming, should not be roaming loose in the house. They do need their own dedicated space.
 

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Hi, I've got 5 horsefields ... Martha around 20/25 years old, RiffRaff @ 9yrs, Molly @ 4yrs, Billy @ 3 and Tailor at 2yrs old - all happy or appear so. Taylor likes to sleep a lot. 3babies live in one table and the other 2 roam about downstairs in the winter.
I was just reading an old forum (2021) about Diesel and wondering how did he do as I can't find anything about him after day 42 of being poorly. Plus what is a carrot soak/baby food carrots/carrot juice etc used for and how? Never heard this before and have had tortoises for 30 plus years.
Take care, keep yourselves and your babies snuggled up and warm xx
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