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Old 05-05-2021, 11:38 AM   #1
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Default Twins again

Well as egg laying has started again I candle some Herman's eggs last night and found one had twins.

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Old 05-05-2021, 11:39 AM   #2
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I will see if I can get a better picture later but you can definitely see two embryos.
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Old 05-05-2021, 01:00 PM   #3
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Great picture it will be very interesting to follow their development.
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Old 05-05-2021, 01:15 PM   #4
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Great picture Gordon, I wonder if there has been triplet torts?
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Old 05-05-2021, 01:35 PM   #5
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I have heard of triplets before and all three survived. I think i remember someone a few years back hatch three red foots and all did ok, two were a good size and one small one so yes it can happen.
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Great picture Gordon. I hope they do well.
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Old 06-05-2021, 02:23 PM   #7
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How exciting, Gordon. Really hope they both develop without complications.
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