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Forum: Identification/Sexing. 17-11-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Maddy
Thank you Sandy ��������

Thank you Sandy ��������
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 16-11-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Maddy
Thanks very much for the replies Apologies for...

Thanks very much for the replies
Apologies for the ads, I’m a bit of a technophobe I’m afraid
I’m certain myself of the male, but unsure of the other one
I’ll try for better photos when I bathe...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 16-11-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By Maddy
THB Sex?

Would anyone like to tell the sex of my 2 THB?
Many thanks in advance

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Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 05-07-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Maddy
Thank you so much for your replies. Iím no...

Thank you so much for your replies. Iím no further forward working out whatís happened. Neither of my local vets offer a post mortem service and the city one wants £260 for a ďbasicĒ one,...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 03-07-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Maddy
Two deaths

Please, please be kind as I’m distraught, but looking for opinions /answers.
Yesterday I found one of my Ibera dead (8 years old) and just now I’ve found a hermanni dead (5 years old)
They’ve been...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 25-02-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Maddy
Great, thanks for your reply Sandy ��

Great, thanks for your reply Sandy ��
Forum: Breeding and Incubation 25-02-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Maddy
Thanks Sandy, they were huge when I got them at...

Thanks Sandy, they were huge when I got them at two years old, they'd been fed exclusively on cabbage and Kale and kept in a viv, I've got them on the correct diet and husbandry now and it's slowed...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 25-02-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Maddy
How long to hibernate?

Hi everyone,
All my torts are between 6 and 15 years old, I have in recent years always hibernated for 14 weeks, I've just checked them all and they are all ok, no wees, no dramatic weight loss, I...
Forum: Breeding and Incubation 25-02-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Maddy
Size for ibera to lay eggs

Hi, I have 3 ibera, 2 female, 1 male, they are only 6 years old, but are quite large, approx 16 cm carapace length. The male showed the girls a lot of attention last year upon wake up from...
Forum: Other Animals 06-01-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Maddy
Any tort weeds suitable for Guinea pigs

Hello everyone
I grow all the usual weeds for torts (dandelion, mallow, vetch, lavatera, sow thistle etc.) and was just wondering if any are suitable for our newly acquired Guinea pigs. I know...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 23-08-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Maddy
Hi Thanks for your replies, yes it's definitely...

Hi
Thanks for your replies, yes it's definitely the same tortoise. He was hatched 2008.
Here's another photo, he was wiggling his tail around a lot when I was taking them...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 23-08-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Maddy
Male?

Hi, could anyone please confirm this is a male please?
Many thanks
Maddy

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Forum: Aquatic, Semi-Aquatic, and Terrestrial Turtles 19-08-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Maddy
Thank you Gordon

Thank you Gordon
Forum: Aquatic, Semi-Aquatic, and Terrestrial Turtles 19-08-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Maddy
Eggs laid

Hello folks,
Besides my tortoises I have 2 turtles, one common musk, one razor back, I've had them for approx 6 years, they've always been very happy together and today 3 eggs have appeared, quite...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 23-06-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,435
Posted By Maddy
Many thanks for the helpful comments Opinions...

Many thanks for the helpful comments
Opinions always vary....
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 23-06-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,435
Posted By Maddy
Latest Microchipping info

Hi there,
I just wondered if anyone could give me the latest info on Microchipping law.
I don't breed or sell my tortoises and as I don't agree with them being microchipped I've not had them done....
Forum: Breeding and Incubation 29-04-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Maddy
Mating

Hi there, I've just found two of my iberas mating.
He's about 13cm and she's 11cm , this is measuring the underneath of the shell..
I presume she will be too small to produce eggs?
I'll have to...
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 01-04-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By Maddy
Thanks for all your replies! I'll update if and...

Thanks for all your replies! I'll update if and when I know for sure!
Cheers
Maddy
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 30-03-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By Maddy
Hi there, they are 4. & 5 years old now! (Even...

Hi there, they are 4. & 5 years old now! (Even the little one )
Thanks
Forum: Identification/Sexing. 30-03-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By Maddy
horsfield sexes please

Hi there, I'm enclosing photos of my 4 horsfields, any guesses please?
Many thanks
Maddy

http://s1341.photobucket.com/user/chevin65/media/image.jpg1_zpsafwahyiv.jpg.html...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 09-10-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Maddy
She's 6 and has always been fridge hibernated...

She's 6 and has always been fridge hibernated with proper wind down, 14 weeks asleep the previous year. My worry if I dug her up now and put her inside with the others would be if I messed up her...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 09-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By Maddy
Horsfield hibernation question

hi everyone
I'd like advice and opinions on my following dilemma.
Last year my smallest horsfield disappeared in September, I honestly thought she'd escaped, been taken by a bird or stolen, we...
Forum: Tortoise Health and Vets 26-09-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Maddy
Hi all, it was the worst possible outcome I'm...

Hi all, it was the worst possible outcome I'm afraid. The vet operated for over 2 hours, the colon had prolapsed but there was internal damage to the uretha, bladder and ovary ducts. He had no choice...
Forum: Tortoise Health and Vets 22-09-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Maddy
Thanks for your responses sandy and dan. It now...

Thanks for your responses sandy and dan. It now appears to be bleeding, it looks like the prolapse has split. There was a fly on her and it appears to have laid eggs!!! I've removed them with a...
Forum: Tortoise Health and Vets 22-09-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By Maddy
Prolapse

Hi there, I have a 6 year old Ibera with a nasty prolapse, I have a vets appointment in the morning. I've got her inside, nice and warm, am bathing her in sugar water and have her on clean paper. Is...
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