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Private seller

Postby scotty121 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:56 am

Hello.
Was just wondering here if I started breeding ball python's, corn snake's, house snake's would anybody be interested in buying ? (This will only be in 2013 just need to know if anybody is interested in the idea)
Thank you. :)
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Re: Private seller

Postby monopeltis » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:31 am

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Re: Private seller

Postby Bushviper » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:55 am

Scotty I dont think so. Possibly you should give up on that idea.
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Re: Private seller

Postby rolandslf » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:08 pm

Scotty, not to sound negative. I can only support BV on this one.
By the sound of your post you are looking into doing this to make some sort of profit.
To be honest you will not make a profit. I have been breeding a few species of snakes for 8 completed seasons and have yet to see a profit.
I now only breed my snakes for fun, if I make a few bucks off it - then all is good and well, and to see if I can beat Murphy and the odds gods and get out something interesting.
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Re: Private seller

Postby LAMB Pythons » Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:44 pm

Sorry but I'm doin to agree on this one, getting in reptiles for the money side of things, is getting in it for the wrong reasons.
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Re: Private seller

Postby scotty121 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:26 pm

LAMB Pythons I am not getting into reptile's for the money I was just wondering if people thought this was a good idea.

But thanks every one. :(
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Re: Private seller

Postby LAMB Pythons » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:28 pm

scotty121 wrote:LAMB Pythons I am not getting into reptile's for the money I was just wondering if people thought this was a good idea.

But thanks every one. :(

Sorry Scotty didnt mean it in a bad way.
And my bad about the spelling, iPhone`s predictive txt.
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Re: Private seller

Postby monopeltis » Mon Dec 05, 2011 10:59 pm

scotty121 wrote:Hello.
Was just wondering here if I started breeding ball python's, corn snake's, house snake's would anybody be interested in buying ? (This will only be in 2013 just need to know if anybody is interested in the idea)
Thank you. :)


How do you think you would buy the snakes? Are you going to buy them? It's a silly question.

Also... what ever you pay now will be > 50% cheaper.. it is not a money making scheme. Keep what you want because you want it... if you happen to breed them for fun... great.. sell the babies.
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Re: Private seller

Postby scotty121 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:15 am

It's ok LAMB lol.

monopeltis I am just going to buy some snake's breed them and keep that up and try start a business. Please I don't really like being hated on :( and as I have said I don't want it to be a money making scheme I care for reptile's as it was my children
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Re: Private seller

Postby monopeltis » Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:18 am

No one is hating you, just answering a question. I am sure if you read your initial question one could assume you were trying to make money.
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Re: Private seller

Postby scotty121 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:40 am

Yes I understand were you are coming from but I also love my reptile's and will not breed just for profit but also for fun, yes i would like to make a little profit off it but ill always choose my reptile's first.
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Re: Private seller

Postby TonyK » Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:25 am

Scotty I understand what you are saying ,it seems quite logical to want to make some money from your hobby I think the key would be to work with high value animals rather than common snakes with a low demand as well as a low market value.
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Re: Private seller

Postby scotty121 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:30 am

Thank you tonyK I will use your idea thank you. :)
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Re: Private seller

Postby scotty121 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:03 am

TonyK do you know what ''High value'' snake's I should use.?
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Re: Private seller

Postby Westley Price » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:01 am

That for you to decide. Do you like pythons, boas, colubrids, rear-fanged, venomous etc.

We cannot decide for you which species you want.

You realize that you'll have to put quite a bit of capital into this venture if you aim to make money?
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