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Separating Tortoise Twins

Discussion in 'Tortoise Breeding' started by HermanniChris, Oct 15, 2015.

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  1. daniellenc

    daniellenc Well-Known Member

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    A lot of eggs start elongated but round out as the baby grows.
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    HermanniChris Well-Known Member TFO Sponsor 10 Year Member!

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    Impossible to know for sure. The twins we hatched in this thread came from a completely normal egg.
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    You can’t tell until it hatches or until you can see the number of babies inside if you candle it. Sometimes just a role, push, or a little drop from the mother can permanently scar or kill the baby inside.
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    I only saw the video for the first time a few months ago.
    The twins are the cutest hatchlings I've ever seen!
    Just out of curiosity, do you remember how much they weighed when they hatched, especially the smaller one?
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    My elongated egg, turned out to not be fertilized. But I have hatched 3 babies so far.
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