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  1. Snakes
    Hi. I have a question about BHP. I recently go to pet shop to get a BHP and the owner show me a female. And he probed it and about 6-7 scales so I thouht it is a male. But the owner says it is a female. He says in case of...
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    Hi there, I have a 6month old boa constrictor half red tail half common. I haven't had it probed yet however a vets near me quoted it to be £45. I believe this to be expensive and was wondering if anyone local to Worcestershire UK probes from home. I live in the city centre but I'm able to...
  3. Snakes
    G'day! I have recently picked up a new little addition and want to know her sex. The breeder who i got it from told me that she probed at a depth of 7 scales. I have been reading through "The complete carpet python" and within that book it states females 2-5 scales and males 8-15. I was just...
  4. Snakes
    My question is whats the usual amount of scales to indicate male or female in adult retics? I have read that 10 or more is usual for males? Im asking because i have a 50 % kayuadi that was sold to me as a female but because i want to be sure before trying to breed her i took her to a pet shop...
  5. Snakes
    Any one know where i can get my snakes sexed in Northamptonshire? Would the local reptile shop be able to do it?
  6. Snakes
    Is there anyone in the Shropshire area or know of anyone who has experience probing? My friend showed me how to pop but because of the age I don't know if we got it right. And because I'm investing in another two royals for future breeding soon would like to have a mor exact answer. I don't...
  7. Snakes
    Hey every one, its about time I learned to probe so I just wondered how you guys did it? Learning from someone already trained to do it or by using info and videos from the web? Cheers!
  8. Snakes
    Recently got into the GTP's, I have bought 2 Aru Females, 1 Aru male, 1 Merauke Female, 1 Biak Male and 1 Jayapura Male. The Merauke has been off her food so today I decided to probe to ensure the sex. Can anyone tell me the scale counts for probing male and female on this species. I have owned...
  9. Snakes
    Alright guys i was wondering how everyone learned popping and probing techniques? Just trying to expand my knowledge :2thumb: and who knows may come in hand one day :lol2: also if there is anyone around the reading area that can probe one of my snakes but also maybe teach me the technique of...
  10. Snakes
    Hi All I have 8 Royals at the moment (I say ATM cos I'm hoping to add 3 more v soon) and think I really should get them all probed to confirm I have what I think I have. All snakes purchased from reputable breeders\shops as youngsters (some I've had for nearly 2 years) so they should be, but...
  11. Snakes
    Hey guys, Is there anywhere that will teach people how to probe snakes? I know how to pop but probing is more accurate. Just wondered if anyone teaches it or anything? everyones gotta learn somewhere and its just handy to know! cheers :2thumb:
  12. Snakes
    so you can probe or pop to sex your snake but what do you prefer to do and why? and what types of snake are each more affective on?
  13. Snakes
    Hi, I might be getting a royal at the weekend that has never been sexed. as i like to know if they are male or female i as thinking of getting some probes. my niece has done probing at college on a royal so was thinking of letting her do it. I found these probes on ebay and just wondering if...
  14. Snakes
    Hi, I'm looking for a hand in sexing (probing) my two Green Tree Pythons. I live in Redditch in Worcestershire. Any experienced hands out there? Cheers
  15. Snakes
    Anyone in or around blackburn(nw) willing to probe a couple of my snakes? Willing to pay a small fee..let me know regards :)
  16. Snakes
    Hi i got a few royals that i would like to get probed for peace of mind, does anyone know of anyone who can or is willing to probe these for me in the bridgend s wales area. thanks in advance
  17. Snakes
    So you're selling snakes and the prospective buyer wants to probe them, do you let him/her? I'm just curious. I'm of the opinion that I wouldn't let anyone I didn't know well probe my snakes, even if they were going to buy them.
  18. Snakes
    Hiya..is anyone available within a few miles of Sutton to probe 4 or 5 royals? For a small fee? We can come to you, vice versa Thanks :):flrt:
  19. Snakes
    hi, i have two corns that i want probing, im from blackpool does anybody no anyone that does it in blackpool ? cheerz rick
  20. Snakes
    Ive recently bought a set of snake probes. What i want to know is how to decide what size probe to use. A friend of mine showed me what to do and when i asked him what sizes to use he just replied "you learn with experience" Obviously i dont want to injure any of my snakes. Can anyone help???
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