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Old 24-02-2019, 11:11 AM   #1
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Hi folks. This is about females laying eggs after waking from hibernation. Eggs that must have been formed at the end of last season but were not laid before winter set in. Are these very unlikely to be fertile?
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Old 24-02-2019, 11:13 AM   #2
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Hi folks. This is about females laying eggs after waking from hibernation. Eggs that must have been formed at the end of last season but were not laid before winter set in. Are these very unlikely to be fertile?
I have had fertile Ibera eggs laid after hibernation, and before getting with a male again:0)
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Old 24-02-2019, 11:29 AM   #3
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Hi Jonathan
I did mention this a while ago as I have never had a fertile egg that has been laid usually within the first week of getting them up.
But I do know others that have had luck even so I will always put an egg in the incubator just in case.

It's a bit simular with surface laid eggs I have never had a fertile one but others have so all I can suggest is if you have some try incubating.
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Thanks Sandy and Gordon. I half remembered you saying that G and wanted to check. I don't do breeding much but a couple of people asked and I expect 2 females will lay early season. I will incubate more in hope than expectation!
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Old 24-02-2019, 06:03 PM   #5
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Thanks Sandy and Gordon. I half remembered you saying that G and wanted to check. I don't do breeding much but a couple of people asked and I expect 2 females will lay early season. I will incubate more in hope than expectation!
If you have fertile eggs, hopefully youíll have an easier transition from the hatchlings leaving your care into someone elseís if theyíve actually been requested this time, Jonathan. I remember you finding it tough last time.
Be lovely to hear how things go and if you get eggs to incubate, how they get on.
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Hi Emma. Yes lovely people from last time want more! I won't need to go through that process this time. We're just feeling a bit more pressure to reproduce!
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Hi Emma. Yes lovely people from last time want more! I won't need to go through that process this time. We're just feeling a bit more pressure to reproduce!
I think itís lovely they have come back to you. Iím sure youíll get some fertile eggs this year and itíll be nice to go through the process again.
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its so lovely when people are interested, not those that feign interest then find out its too much too bother with - good luck Jonathan - you lot are practically living in Barbados weather. CB
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