Maternal Incubation...

Maternal Incubation...

Postby ichrd » Thu Feb 23, 2017 4:58 pm


What can you say about maternal incubation?...

what is the probability of survival of the eggs that has been separated from the clutch?

can i touch the egg and pu it back the clutch?

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Re: Maternal Incubation...

Postby Mitton » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:14 am

She won't be able to incubate like that, the tub is in her way. She needs to be able to wrap the eggs completely or else they are just going to die.
I would say remove that tub and put the 2 separate eggs in an incubator. If she does not wrap all the eggs completely, remove them and put all in the incubator.
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Re: Maternal Incubation...

Postby Westley Price » Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:25 am

First of all, congrats on the eggs!

I suggest taking this first clutch and incubating in an incubator and if you are keen on trying maternal incubation, give it a go next year if she lays a more coherent clutch and wraps them nicely.
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