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RE: Curious about this....

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Posted by: mpollard at Thu Mar 26 15:45:50 2009   [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by mpollard ]  
   

I'm curious too April. I've heard about the "breed himself to death" concept before, but have yet to experience it (and I hope I never do!) However, I am not so sure that would necessarily be a result of breeding young, but instead probably a result of breeding in less than prime weight/health (at any age). I have bred more than a few 18 mo. old males, and have yet to loose one or even have one appear to be worse for the wear because of it.

I do take exception to the idea that allowing an 18 mo. old male boa to attempt to breed somehow demonstrates lack of care or concern about the animal's health on the part of the owner/breeder. That is in most cases, simply not true.

Mark
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