Corn's size - What can I feed them?

Postby Jandejager » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:45 pm

hey you guys, since yall talking about corns..I got a huge red over the weekend, with a smaller miami? phase f/male. the female is also around a meter, now..I would be intimidated by the male if I where a f/male! what do you reckon? will theybreed?
also, they didnt "sleep"...what you guys say?
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Postby neko » Tue Aug 16, 2005 7:42 am

How big is the male?

There are people who don't brumate their snakes, and they still breed.

A meter... that's is a decent size female. Is she in good condition? How much does she weigh? I figure give it a shot. If they breed, woohoo, if they don't try them next year.
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Postby Dentech » Tue Aug 16, 2005 7:57 am

If the male is a lot bigger than the female, she might get hurt and never breed again.
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Postby Corncrazy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:50 am

I agree with Dentech, the male will over power the female, you can try and breed them but when you put them together keep an eye on them. A metre is a good size for a female.

But first of all how much bigger is the male than the female? :?:
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Postby Jandejager » Tue Aug 16, 2005 1:28 pm

G, I would say close to 1.3 meter, I havent measured it but it is the biggest I have seen. well if the female is too small, where can I find a big female?
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Postby Corncrazy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 2:05 pm

Is the female 1m or jst under? I no my one friend had a huge male and put it with a smaller female, that the eggs that formed in her were so big she became egg bound. Would u be able to take a pic of them together, so we could get a idea of the size difference :D
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Postby hammies » Tue Aug 16, 2005 3:31 pm

I have a big female that i brumated. I started warming her up about 2 weeks ago, and a week later she ate one mouse. When I tried her last friday, she refused to eat, and on Saturday I noticed that she was in the blues. She is in very good condition, not too thin and not too fat. I am not sure how to proceed now. Do I wait for her to shed and carry on feeding? When will she be ready for the deed?
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Postby Bushbaby » Tue Aug 16, 2005 3:39 pm

I would, once she has shed, introduce the male to her... or her to the male, which ever is best.

If there is no interest, seperate them again, and see if feeding commences.
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Postby Corncrazy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 3:42 pm

keep on feeding, introduce the female to THE male. Keep them in and leave them, then seperate them for a day then put them back together. let us no how it goes
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me too

Postby Stefan » Tue Aug 16, 2005 4:29 pm

my corns are also about 6o cm long but im worried about my female she much smaller than my male. and skinier is their like somthing i can injeck into their food so the can become bigger
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Postby Corncrazy » Tue Aug 16, 2005 4:51 pm

Stefan rather seperate them from each other, your female is very small you dont wanna risk the chance of loosin your female :!:
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Postby Dentech » Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:18 am

Stefan, rather let your female wait till next year, if they breed if they are too small, you might get viable eggs, but only a few, and then in future, the female will always have a small amount of eggs each year for the rest of her live. Rather wait till she is bigger, you will miss out on one breeding season, but reap the benifits later.
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Postby Corncrazy » Wed Aug 17, 2005 3:33 pm

Yea rather be safe then sorry. Alot can go wrong
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Postby Jandejager » Wed Aug 17, 2005 5:33 pm

Hey guys, I measured my corns last night, the male is 1.55meter, the female is 1.11 meter. does that help?
the female is in the blue, & the male is just parking there.
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Postby Corncrazy » Wed Aug 17, 2005 5:47 pm

The female is also a big corn, im sure you will be fine if you put them together... Put them together after she has shed
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