Wow thats expensive. Im being charged £10 per sample with a lab i found online. I rang them and they sent sample collection by post. I did not go to the vets at all.
I think that this sample will be fine But will definately check prior to hibernation which is a few years away.
I was told that i should do this just to see the count. She is only 10 months old and for peace of ,ind for myself i have ordered a kit. I see nothing in her poo and she is eating well.
going forward with her i will test on a yearly basis x
I have been drying my topsoil in the oven all evening. Doing it in batches. I have sieved it and now I’m confident with it. It’s been sterilised previously and had some organic matter added. No chemicals. I havesieved out anything and everything x
thank you so much. I was really doubting myself but your info is great. My substrate is going as soon as my newly acquired top soil has dried a little. You guys are brilliant. My 16 year old told me about a month before we even thought about getting a tort that they can take on water while...
I met today with a lady that has her first tortoise. Hers is a hamans. I have a Russian. We basically have young tortoises of the same age. She told me that shell size is not an indicator of how much time they should be in the sun outside. She also told me it is a myth that soaking allows a...
Well it was more of a Russian chose us. I was looking at all varieties of torts. She is my 8 year old daughters pet. I wanted hardy. I also wanted a tortoise that interacts with voices. We looked around at Herman’s. we looked at red foot. I ever really thought about Russian. We had the chance...
Has anyone fed horse hay pellets to their Russians? I have seen a lot of people on line doing this. Any success ?
was thinking of making the pellet into much with water and adding the foods I really want her to eat with a little of the favourites on the edges