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TFO Bowsprit Babies - Ages and updated weights

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  1. CarolM

    CarolM Well-Known Member

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    Good Morning All,

    Just wanted to find out if those of you who have hatched any Bowsprit babies could share your babies current age and weight?

    Thank you all (in Advance :D)
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    Okay I will start. I weighed them all on the 13/05/2018. BW = BIRTH WEIGHT and CW = CURRENT WEIGHT

    Rue -
    31/05/2017
    BW 10g
    CW 158g

    Kang -
    25/03/2018
    BW 34g
    CW 120g

    Clark
    07/04/2018
    BW 36g
    CW 82g

    Harry
    20/04/2018
    BW 40g
    CW 64g
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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member

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    I wish I had baby weights to contribute to this thread. :(

    Someday...
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    CarolM Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Tom,

    I second that.:D
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    @kingsley and @HermanniChris
    Could I please ask if you would be kind enough to share your baby torts weights etc. As I would like to check and see how my little ones are doing compared to babies being raised by people with far more experience than I have.
    Thank you, it would really be appreciated.
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    HermanniChris Well-Known Member TFO Sponsor 10 Year Member!

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    Sorry, I didn’t see this thread until now.

    Ayanda was born 3/14/18.

    Weight was 12 grams on 3/18/18 and as of today, 6/10/18, weight is 32 grams.
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    Thank you Chris.
    I just figured that you were busy and would answer when you saw it. Appreciate the info.
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    I saw Ayanda last week - perfect little tortoise. Growing so fast!
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    From What little I saw of Ayanda on TFO S/He is a stunning little tort. In the three months S/He has done much better than Rue did, but Kang, Clark and Harry are all doing extremely well by the looks of it. So I am happy so far, as I must be doing it right.
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    kingsley Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    658F26DD-F2C7-48C3-A5B3-CDD5BC7BE612.jpeg D37F6753-A1F5-402B-85BA-A7F9E9ECFD07.jpeg I will post the weight and measurements shortly. My hatchling is 20 months now and just above 4 inches SCL !! I was sharing this information with dan just the other day. Amazing growth!
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    S/He is stunning. And your growth is amazing. My liitle one Kang I think will have the same growth rate. Well actually Clark and Harry too. These three have all been started off the correct way with soaking everyday and good variety of food and it very clearly shows compared to Rue. I was looking at their weights last night and Rue only picked up 6g in the first three months. Whereas Kang, Clark and Harry have tripled and or doubled their weights. I will post pics of their weight charts tonight. I forgot last night and didn't bring their book with to work.
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    Okay as promised updated weights:

    Rue: BW= 10g 31.05.17
    CW = 168g 12.06.18

    Kang: BW = 34g 25.03.18
    CW = 158g 12.06.18

    Clark: BW = 36g 07.04.18
    CW = 122g 12.06.18

    Harry: BW = 40g 20.04.18
    CW = 100g 12.06.18
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