So, I apologize for not keeping things up to date around here but my company bought another company and now yada yada yada. It doesn’t matter. Lets talk about snakes!
There was some snake breeding. My 2006’s and 2012’s did great. I got 40 good eggs and zero slugs. My 2013’s (the blind ones) did not produce again….the female really looked gravid but their physical problems have convinced me to scrap that line.
The big surprise is my 2010' female hasn’t laid yet. She should lay any day now so we’ll see.
In case you were wondering here’s pics of some snek secks
My 2018’s are starting to show some colors and I did probe them the other night. I have 8 males and 6 females so we’ll see who wants pairs and who wants a lone male or two just because they have extra rats laying around.
FYI: I will be updating my Snakes For Sale page in the next few days
This brings me to something controversial I want to talk about. Who I sell to.
I’ve had some weird interactions with people who email me looking for snakes. Several people emailed that they want snakes and then ghost me without saying “Sorry, I changed my mind” but I’ve had a few other weird inquiries of people who insist on sending money orders and don’t really ask about the snakes at all or groups of people all emailing at once without me posting or doing anything to stimulate the interest. So, I did something recently that may have been awkward, but I’m glad I did it.
I got two inquiries on April fools day at almost the same time and I asked both people if they would link me to their social media or websites where I could see that they were actual, experienced herp keepers/breeders. As soon as I did it I felt like I’d screwed up but both guys were forthcoming and proved credible. I sold snakes to both of them and I hope they are happy with what they got. I think I’ll make this a policy going forward to at least ask potential buyers about their experience and other interests. It’s definately awkward but I think it will be worth it.
I’ve had some good conversations with people who have emailed me about snakes and while I don’t spend a lot of time socializing and I’m slow to respond to people, I feel better knowing these animals are going to people who at least take their hobby seriously. It makes me confident people will be happy with the animals they’re getting from me.
That being said here’s some pics of my 2010 & 2012 males. Good looking guys if you ask me.