Always Incubate Eggs!!!

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I have seen and heard that eggs which have not been laid in a nest never hatch. Or more precisely, eggs laid on the floor. Well today 2 little Sri Lankans hatched out from a female who laid her first clutch scattered all over her outdoor enclosure. A total of 5 eggs were found, 2 were fertile and hatched.

I’ve had numerous other females that have laid clutches on the floor over the years. They have always been infertile, until today. So always throw those eggs in the incubator because you never know if they will hatch.
 

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I think in captive conditions, we shouldn't trust our tortoises to lay their eggs so they will hatch on their own. I will always remember as a child, how my aunts read eared slider would always lay her eggs on her ramp so that they would all fall in the water ;) Also, not to even mention how many of our adult pet turtles and tortoises wouldn't have survived to this age in the wild...
 

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I have seen and heard that eggs which have not been laid in a nest never hatch. Or more precisely, eggs laid on the floor. Well today 2 little Sri Lankans hatched out from a female who laid her first clutch scattered all over her outdoor enclosure. A total of 5 eggs were found, 2 were fertile and hatched.

I’ve had numerous other females that have laid clutches on the floor over the years. They have always been infertile, until today. So always throw those eggs in the incubator because you never know if they will hatch.
What? No pictures of the baby stars??? 💁🏼
 

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What? No pictures of the baby stars??? 💁🏼
I just realized I didn’t post any pictures of them.
These are the two baby Sri Lankan stars. Eggs were tiny. These are the smallest stars I’ve ever hatched. 9 and 13 grams.
 

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I have seen and heard that eggs which have not been laid in a nest never hatch. Or more precisely, eggs laid on the floor. Well today 2 little Sri Lankans hatched out from a female who laid her first clutch scattered all over her outdoor enclosure. A total of 5 eggs were found, 2 were fertile and hatched.

I’ve had numerous other females that have laid clutches on the floor over the years. They have always been infertile, until today. So always throw those eggs in the incubator because you never know if they will hatch.
Yeah, and sometimes the veins show up later
 

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I just realized I didn’t post any pictures of them.
These are the two baby Sri Lankan stars. Eggs were tiny. These are the smallest stars I’ve ever hatched. 9 and 13 grams.
Looking good! Best of luck with them.
 

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Too cute. Congratulations
 

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