Breeder recommendations for sulcatas?

Micka_mouse

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Does anyone know a good breeder in Oregon or someone reputable that ships. I have my hopes on an ivory or one with extra scutes but honestly I’ll be happy with a healthy baby that’s still a decent price. (I know that OR weather isn’t always the greatest so I am prepared to have a large indoor and outdoor enclosure ready to go before hand)
 

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Does anyone know a good breeder in Oregon or someone reputable that ships. I have my hopes on an ivory or one with extra scutes but honestly I’ll be happy with a healthy baby that’s still a decent price. (I know that OR weather isn’t always the greatest so I am prepared to have a large indoor and outdoor enclosure ready to go before hand)
I just sold all of mine. Contact @NorCal tortoise guy for healthy well started well hydrated babies.
 

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You definitely want a baby?
Adult Sulcata or sub adults that have outgrown their enclosures are pretty common on sites like CRAIGSLIST
I was looking into older torts to begin with but none have came up so I thought finding babies would be easier
 

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There are soooo many on CL, it’s sad. On CL in LA right now there’s everything from tons of babies to three adults in a tiny cage that look near death and appear to have been kept in horrendous conditions but the guy is asking $500 Each. It’s heartbreaking
 

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There are soooo many on CL, it’s sad. On CL in LA right now there’s everything from tons of babies to three adults in a tiny cage that look near death and appear to have been kept in horrendous conditions but the guy is asking $500 Each. It’s heartbreaking
Sounds like the guy should be offering $500 for someone to take them. SMH. Some peoples' kids. 😒
 

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Yeah, same! If he were giving them away to get rid of them, or even reasonable price I'd try just to rehab and place them, but at $500k each, he's delusional
 

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May take an offer after all he wants to sell them.
 

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I don't think i could handle them. In the end, I sent a nice email hoping s/he takes them to a shelter or rescue (tho doubt they'll find one to take them) and letting them know they are probably going to find it difficult to sell at that price when there are so many cheaper ones online and they have that level of pyramiding. Who knows, maybe they'll stop trying to sell for a crazy price and try to help them, but I'm not optimisic
 

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I don't think i could handle them. In the end, I sent a nice email hoping s/he takes them to a shelter or rescue (tho doubt they'll find one to take them) and letting them know they are probably going to find it difficult to sell at that price when there are so many cheaper ones online and they have that level of pyramiding. Who knows, maybe they'll stop trying to sell for a crazy price and try to help them, but I'm not optimisic
That's what I was going to say. When things like this are seen, a little education is needed. Never just ignore, that makes the one ignoring no better.
Glad you get that and sent an email. I did too. Hopefully they catch a clue.
 
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