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Advanced Multivitamin For Gravid Dragons

Discussion in 'Bearded Dragon Breeding' started by Michael A Taylor, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. Michael A Taylor

    Michael A Taylor Bearded Dragon Egg

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    How to make an adult Gravid female produce more eggs /clutch.
    I was talking to a supplier who says he's getting up to 60 eggs in a clutch. I'm wondering how this is possible without steroids/hormones?
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    Hdrydr31 Bearded Dragon Veteran Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Welcome to the forum!
    I don't have the answer your looking for on this one as I don't know much about gravid females... But at first thinking is OMG that poor gal! 60 eggs OMG there's no way I would want that for my gal... It's already hard on them to begin with :( Then on the flip side if all 60 hatched!! wow talk about work and $ almost seems wrong even though he's a "supplier" hate to see these beautiful creatures as baby making machines :( seems like a dragon mill :(
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    Canicke Super Moderator Staff Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    yeah - I agree. I think that borders on irresponsible
  4. Michael A Taylor

    Michael A Taylor Bearded Dragon Egg

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    Your over exadurating. Their are numerous reptile breeders located around the world. I failed to mention the female dragons are obviously in great health
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    Hdrydr31 Bearded Dragon Veteran Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Oh I totally get that there are many breeders I do and not all info is known on the females having the eggs like how often and all but I sure know I wouldn't put mine thru that. That's all I'm saying heck I'm hoping she never becomes gravid..
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    Michael A Taylor Bearded Dragon Egg

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    I thought it was a little odd as well. I'm trying to find out if anybody has ever heard of this being done
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    I've never heard of this being done. There are plenty of reptile breeders around the world but that doesn't mean they are all good and responsible breeders. 60+ eggs in one clutch just sounds greedy and abusive to the female.
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    Michael A Taylor Bearded Dragon Egg

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    I didn't mean 60 plus. I should reword it to between 31 and 60 eggs. Most on record was 31 but I verbally heard someone say he's had his lay up to 60 in a clutch.


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    I consider my female extremely fertile with her 20-30 eggs every month (without ever being bred) and that's tought enought on her, I can't imagine a tiny beardie laying up to 60 eggs.
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    Hmm, I know a breeder who has a particular female dragon that he claims has laid 60 eggs. I've also heard a rumor that he has stopped caring for all the babies that have hatched and is giving away sick babies. I'm not saying this is the breeder that you are talking about.

    In my opinion a good breeder would just take what eggs he can get and wait for the next clutch instead of forcing his breeders to have more eggs at one time.

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