Originally Posted by mstypical
The shops don't breed them themselves, they use private breeders. I, for instance, have recently sold 12 baby corns to a pet shop. They never asked me any questions, just agreed to buy them. They were actually quite shocked when I turned up with feeding/shedding records for all of them. All you are doing by buying from the classifieds is cutting out the expensive middle man.
Ah, but that's the difference with Reptile Cymru - they do have an on-site breeding program, and try to produce their own stock where/whenever possible, and I thoroughly commend them for that.
Like I said - it gives me confidence, knowing I'm buying from people who really know what they're doing.