Copperheads ?

Copperheads ?

Postby Urucone » Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:55 pm

I hope one of you could help me,

I know that you find a southern and a northern as well as a banded copperhead, well I've got myself a pair, they look the same exept that the brown bands has a dot in each band and a palish brown colour inside and the other is plain brown bands with a palish brown colour inside ,the belly's is diffrent as well, the one is pinkish white and the other is blackish grey :smt017 and another thing I've noticed is that the one's temprament is placid and the other is worse than my girlfriend's :evil:

Will they pair up and What breeds are they?

thanx

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Re: Copperheads ?

Postby Serpy » Wed Oct 28, 2009 1:01 pm

Post pictures.

You also get transpecos and osage copperheads.

We unfortunately have a lot of intergrades in SA.
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Re: Copperheads ?

Postby Long John Silver » Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:35 pm

And then you get the Southern African Copperhead which is a cross-breed of all of the above!!
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Re: Copperheads ?

Postby Serpy » Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:21 pm

lol :lol: too true.
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Re: Copperheads ?

Postby Bushviper » Sun Nov 01, 2009 1:32 pm

Pics might help. The American herpers would be able to steer you in the right direction. I have given up trying to seperate these subspecies as I always get it wrong.
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Re: Copperheads ?

Postby Urucone » Wed Nov 11, 2009 8:55 am

But even though they're diffrent, will they still be compatible and if they are I'll join into the south african copperhead(x)
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Re: Copperheads ?

Postby Archie Bottoms » Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:01 pm

You can breed all subs togather .does not make it right.If you want to breed them and represent them as non pure that is fine they will breed and are compatable
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