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Greg Nel 11-23-2011 08:49 AM

Pregnant or not?
 
Can someone help me with the tell-tale signs to look for when trying to establish if your boa is pregnant or not. Sally is a 3 year old red-tail.

DennyS 11-23-2011 12:02 PM

She will swell up during ovulation (VERY noticeable), she will STOP eating (in most cases) and will not want to be moved especially in later stages. She will deliver (depending on locality) in 6-10 months! Every once in a while they will drop a litter and surprise you... my KSB just did that!

NASAAN101 11-23-2011 09:05 PM

hey Denny,
Did she drop in your Lap :D
NIkki

DennyS 11-26-2011 02:10 AM

NO she did not...found them in her enclosure. I w=ent to clean the poo out and I picked up a handful of what I thought was poo...then they moved very quickly away!!! and NO, I did not throw any across the room!

NASAAN101 11-26-2011 04:31 AM

If i was the one that found it, i would have poked it :D! if it moved or bite you, it's not poo :D
Nikki

lovesnuffles 11-26-2011 05:30 PM

LOL Denny!!!

Greg Nel 11-27-2011 06:01 AM

Nikki if you poke to check for poo then remind me not to have lunch at your house when i visit next year!

NASAAN101 11-27-2011 06:16 AM

I don't mean with your fingers, I meant with a pen :D
Nikki

DennyS 11-27-2011 08:34 AM

So far the 11 babies have not even tried to bite me..very unusual for KSB's. I am waiting fiir that 1st nip.

lovesnuffles 11-27-2011 05:44 PM

Hey Denny, send me one of THOSE babies!!! My birthday is in March ;)! Just keep the most laid back one for me lol!!!


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