return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Zoo Med Turtle Dock  
click here for The Bean Farm
Mice, Rats, Rabbits, Chicks, Quail
Available Now at RodentPro.com!
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Common, Venomous, and Interesting, The Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - Oct. 22, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 23, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hampton Roads Exotic Pet Expo Augusta - Oct. 30, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Nov. 03, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Nov. 04, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Calusa Herp Society Meeting - Nov. 04, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - Nov. 06, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Nov. 10, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Nov. 10, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Nov. 12, 2021 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for Geckos Etc.
pool banner - $50 year

See what I mean?

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Russian & Greek Tortoises ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: BarryL at Thu Sep 29 23:37:18 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by BarryL ]  
   

Ed,

Brad has kept what appears to be good records on his Russians. I can only "assume" he's doing his best to breed them and according to his results, they are still fairly problematic. Infertile, couple babies out of a clutch, only a few every few years, etc......There was just way too many baby Russians for it to be anything else other that what I was told. For all these babies to show up at the same time like they did means that all these "breeders" would have to have been on the same page with selling their offspring.

To answer Davids question....Why would it seem soo unrealistic for an importer to know that his hundreds of female Russians are holding eggs? He probably saw some eggs in with the shipment, and figured it was the season and took a chance to oxytocin all of them. Heck, if he's got a good relationship with the exporter, maybe the exporter (who probably knows the breeding season of Russians well) advised him to oxytocin them. Not really that far-fetched.......

Barry


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Show Entire Thread ]


>> Next Message:  RE: See what I mean? - tglazie, Fri Sep 30 05:50:27 2005
>> Next Message:  RE: See what I mean? - emysbreeder, Sat Oct 1 22:04:13 2005

<< Previous Message:  RE: Adult Russians... - bradtort, Thu Sep 29 15:47:30 2005