At Last

At Last

Postby rolandslf » Sun Jun 15, 2014 1:56 pm

For two whole years I have not seen my Dumeril Boas mate, so for two years there have been no babies.
Well, I think that there might be a change at last.
On Saturday Morning I walked in to the Snake Room to see a definite lock.

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This proves that even when we think we have the conditions right, they know better, and will only do their natural things when they know conditions are right.
I just hope that come February 2015, I have some baby Dumerils.
It is better to be Pissed Off than Pissed On.
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Re: At Last

Postby rolandslf » Sun Jun 15, 2014 2:06 pm

Greetings, before I get run out of town, I need to clarify a few things here.
No seasonal mating since 2012 (Two Years).
No Babies since 2013 (1 Year), so it will be two years without babies, if this is successful.

Another point to note is that this time they have mated at the proper time of year. I reported sighting mating previously in December/January, totally out of season.
Mating in June/July, with babies being born in February/March
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Re: At Last

Postby Poepstring » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:02 pm

Nice man!

what s the age / size of your pair?

did you keep them together all the time?
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Re: At Last

Postby Bushviper » Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:20 am

Hold thumbs
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Re: At Last

Postby rolandslf » Tue Jun 17, 2014 10:44 am

@ Poepstring - They are about 7 or 8 years old now and are about 1.5 to 1.7 meters in length, in old terms about 5.5 feet in length. I honestly have not taken any definite measurements of them, so these are estimates. Oh and yes, I have had them together since they were about 3 years old. My cage is very big and I partition them off from each other for 48 hours around feeding time. I do not advocate keeping snakes together, but it has just worked out this way with these two. My RTB's for example are housed separately.

@BV - I can only but hold thumbs, although I have had babies with this pair previously, it has not been very successful. Only 3 live babies in about 7 or 8 years.
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