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Old 26-01-2016, 02:54 PM   #1
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Default four yearlings- sexing possible?

hi, I know its still early, but in my opinion I have a girl and 3 boys. The suspected female is significantly larger-1st pic(170g) and others approx 110g each.
Please have a look and comment. And please dont say they look dry- I did not wet them for the photo session- thats it







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Old 26-01-2016, 03:59 PM   #2
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It is early to say but the last 3 have longer tails carried to the side, suggesting male. That said my female Esme has a relatively long tail for a female. When she was a yearling I was convinced she was male.

At this stage I'd agree female, male, male and male.
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Old 26-01-2016, 05:12 PM   #3
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Number one is female two and three could be aswell number four is male
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Old 26-01-2016, 06:14 PM   #4
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I only have two torts one male one female, but looking at how they are presenting at that age I would agree 1 female and 3 male. I remember noticing the first sign seemed to be tail to one side.
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Gordon, did you deduct from anal scutes shape? It also crossed my mind.
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Old 26-01-2016, 07:35 PM   #6
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Gordon, did you deduct from anal scutes shape? It also crossed my mind.
Yes that's what I was going on but they are still a bit young.
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Old 26-01-2016, 07:47 PM   #7
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Yes, they are. I hope the anal scutes are a good indicator and I will have a nice herd with 1 male and 3 ladies for him
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Going by the anal scute, I would say possible 3 females and one male.
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Suze, just pipped me too - by the scutes I would say 3 females and one enough space to thrash it around. The only thing is the underneath isn't concave but perhaps too young.
You can also tell from the shape of the heads sometimes. The level top of the head has a slight dip in it or can have a slight dip in it for males. CB
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Old 27-01-2016, 07:24 PM   #10
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Please keep us posted as I will be very keen to find out eventually what sex they turned out to be.

I think I'm in the minority on the 1 F and 3 M but then limited experience too!

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