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135 days....and I'm not sure???

Discussion in 'Tortoise Breeding' started by shelleeb76, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. shelleeb76

    shelleeb76 New Member

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    I have 4 yellow foot eggs in an incubator...temp is 85 and humidity is around 65-70% nestled in vermiculite...1 egg has turned dark in color in the past few days and I am worried. The other 3 eggs still appear to only be about half full (half dark and half light) are there any signs I should be looking for before they hatch? My fear is that none of them will hatch. This is my first time hatching...this female has had several clutches in the past that were successful before I bought her. Any advice?
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    Leave them and wait it out is all I can say.
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    Any luck?
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    Unfortunately no....we waited for over 200 days...no luck. Turns out they weren't fertile. I didn't realize this is such a long, tedious process. Hoping she lays again!
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    Bummer :(. Here's to next time!!!
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