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RE: Gestation period?

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Posted by: amazoa at Sun Mar 1 20:44:59 2009  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by amazoa ]  
   

The 6-8 week period would not be a virgin breeding. Rather it I based on observed breeding (in early June each season) with my oldest pair of Redfoots laying thir first clutch consistently in early August each season. The latest I have gotten eggs has been in Late April in Jacksonville , Fl. I have not separated the pairs but paying close attention to my group on a daily basis I have not wirnessed breeding during the months of April of May. I'm hoping others with observations will share their findings here as well. What have you have determined based on your groups breeding timetables? Thanks Richard

PS: Do your females roam the enclosure three days or so before laying with their nose to the ground as if searching for the optimum spot to lay. I always see this behavior.
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