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Greg Nel 11-23-2011 09:49 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 01:02 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 10:05 PM

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

DennyS 11-26-2011 03:10 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 05:31 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 06:30 PM

LOL Denny!!!

Greg Nel 11-27-2011 07:01 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 07:16 AM

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

DennyS 11-27-2011 09:34 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 06:44 PM

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

Greg Nel 11-28-2011 11:29 AM

Ok Nikki. After the description of your hand feeding i thought you used the hands on approach for poop scooping as well.

NASAAN101 11-29-2011 03:28 AM

Your just picking on me now :D
Nikki

Greg Nel 12-03-2011 04:35 PM

Sorry i won't pick on you anymore!

NASAAN101 12-03-2011 11:20 PM

I was teasing! I know were all picking on each other :D
Nikki

DennyS 12-05-2011 09:59 PM

Snuffles, all have been super sweet... got another one missing at the moment. How they get out is beyond me...lol March huh... I'll need an address!! email it to me.

NASAAN101 12-06-2011 03:50 AM

Hey Denny,
How many are Females????
Nikki

DennyS 12-11-2011 05:02 PM

What I have left are 1 male and 4 females...

lovesnuffles 12-11-2011 11:15 PM

Lol Denny, are they in a rack? My little snow used to slip through a small crack between the tub and the top of the rack. The tub had the smallest little dip in it and he could squeeze through it!


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