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Some good news for today

Discussion in 'Corn Snakes' started by Bitis Gabonica, May 23, 2005.

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  1. Bitis Gabonica

    Bitis Gabonica Elite Member

    After a sad day, we have had a good ending.. look what we found when we looked inside our incubator.. :D

    #1 hatched several hours ago, and is learning how to be a feisty little thing :p - pics 1 and 2.

    #2 and #3 are still hatching as i type! - pics 3, 4 and 5.

    These cuties are from our amel motley, Arrow, and our creamsicle male, Garfield, and have been in incubation for 54 days. In total she laid 8 eggs, but the others were all infertile. These are gorgeous little babies, and our first ever breeding of the snakes! :p

    Another week or two and we should have another load of eggs hatching from one of our other females.. uh think we need to order in a few pinkies! :D Will keep you all updated on how they get on in the big wide world :)

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  2. Jay DeMore

    Jay DeMore Elite Member

    Great news Rachel!! Congrats.
  3. venus

    venus Founding Member

    Congrats Rachel, I am soooo jealous. What adorable little babies.
  4. steel rip

    steel rip Elite Member

    Awwwwwww..Rachel amazing...they are just beautiful, congrats on the babies...awww cute :D
  5. Lyn

    Lyn Elite Member

    AWWWWWWWWW Rachel...I am also jealous lol....adorable....and so tiny lol...Lyn
  6. geckoguy14

    geckoguy14 Elite Member

    awwww how cute. I wish my leos would hurry up and have babies so i could say i have some cute little ones lol.
  7. Jem_Scout

    Jem_Scout Elite Member

    AWWWWWW more pics plz!!! :D
  8. Herpmom

    Herpmom Elite Member

    awww Rachel.....they are so adorable....congrats

    What a fabulous way to end the day !!
  9. BlackJack

    BlackJack Subscribed User Premium Member

    Congratulations Rachel. What a great way to end a sad day! Beautiful babies. I can't wait for further updates from your baby-factory!!
    PS -- am I the only one who thinks of "Aliens" when I look at the last pic?
  10. Bitis Gabonica

    Bitis Gabonica Elite Member

    LOL Andrea :p

    Well this morning #2 has fully hatched - and it's motley in pattern!, which means dad must be het. motley, as mum is motley.. pics later on!! #3 is still hiding away in its egg but will no doubt be out later today. Photos to follow... :D
  11. kenman1963

    kenman1963 Moderator

    Congrats Rachel,,,,so cute and tiny !!!
  12. Bitis Gabonica

    Bitis Gabonica Elite Member

    And quite feisty hehe :p

    Here's hatchling #2 (motley) and #3 (sorry, the camera didn't feel like focusing properly!).

    They should shed shortly and then we'll try them with their first feeds, here's hoping their natural instincts kick straight in! :)

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  13. jacky

    jacky Moderated Status

    Congratulations to the babies!!Soo cute!!
  14. DarkMagician207

    DarkMagician207 Elite Member

    they're soooo adorable! wow they're so tiny. i love them! :D
  15. Bitis Gabonica

    Bitis Gabonica Elite Member

    Hehe thanks, if you were over here they could be yours!! :p The little motley is already highly in demand! - we had someone enquire about it last night, but one of our friends has first dibs on it, unless it's male, then Joe wants to keep it!, popular little thing :D
  16. Herpmom

    Herpmom Elite Member

    they're beautiful !!

    And it's ALWAYS a good thing to have your babies in high demand !!
  17. smallgrayfox

    smallgrayfox Contributing Member

    They are SO cute! I want babies someday :) Come on, Jack and Sally! :D
  18. Bitis Gabonica

    Bitis Gabonica Elite Member

    Thanks Toni. :)

    Haha Julianne,. we have had 6 of them breed - there's another 30+ eggs to hatch yet, and some might be double clutching .. we're going to be over run!! :D
  19. smallgrayfox

    smallgrayfox Contributing Member

    Wow, Bitis...that's amazing! What a great way to be overrun! :rolleyes:
  20. Bitis Gabonica

    Bitis Gabonica Elite Member

    LOL Juliane, well that's certainly a good point! - being overrun by lots of snakes isn't a bad thing in my eyes :p Shame we don't live on the same continent as you guys, I think many of you would make excellent parents to our little ones!

    And here's hoping we can sex them accurately in a few weeks,. Joe would like to keep the motley if it's male to breed with a great plains rat in the hopes of producing some pure creamsicles. All this genetics is very tiring to me! :D And if it's not then it's got a good home waiting at our friends' and we might get another from her next clutch (mother looks like she is double-clutching by the way!)
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