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I couldn't diagnose the cause of this problem itself, but I would offer some insight. I don't think it would be possible to reliably diagnose this over the Internet, without physical examination performed by a specialized veterinarian, after all. At first, as far as I know, grit is not the source of dietary calcium. Chickens, and some other birds as well, ...


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You can dispose of the eggs immediately, but the female might lay replacement eggs. That can be unhealthful for the female, since egg-laying drains calcium and can even weaken bones. To prevent her from laying replacements, get some dummy eggs. When you take the real eggs, replace them with dummies. Warm the dummies in your closed palm first and she should ...


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What's leaking out is fluid that helps the gecko develop, providing it with nutrients and keeping it from sticking to the shell. As you can imagine, it's important to keep as much of the fluid inside of the egg as possible. Luckily, it's possible to patch the egg to keep the rest from leaking out. I've never heard of cornstarch being used to seal the egg, ...


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I also have a chicken as a pet, but she is an easter egg chicken. For a while, her eggs were similar to yours in the picture, so I moved her playground cage to a grassier place with more bugs/worms and sunlight. I also gave her more fruit like apple cores and grapes and watermelon peels in addition to regular chicken feed; not sure if that helped, but I ...


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Those are snail eggs. I had a snail lay eggs at the top of my tank once too. If you leave them alone they will eventually hatch into dozens of tiny snails.


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I did not receive an answer here, so I wanted to post my own experiences. A couple of days later the bird became less aggressive, came out of the nest box more often, and stayed out for longer. When the time came to move her to a new cage, she was upset and kept screaming for a while. I put the nest box in the new cage, but she would not go and sit on the ...


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Though I suppose it's too late now, answering the question won't hurt. To answer your question directly before going into detail, the average gestation period for female RES is two months, and no its preferable you don't leave your turtle in that state, though she may be at the beginning of her gestation period. A way you could know when your female is ready ...


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In my experience domestic ducks are not good mothers. I suspect this is because there tends to be a lot of egg incubator use in domestic duck breeding. Darwin does not weed out the poor mothers so, they get more prominent. Ducks also tend to lay fewer eggs than chickens. When the duck hen is laying eggs, keep them (as you have 3 I would keep them all ...


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You could try purchasing some fake ceramic eggs and put them in the nest box, which may encourage her to lay there. I've never had ducks mixed with chickens, but this is what I did for my chickens.


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Since I love snails, I will try to write an answer. Did you mean common land snails? It's said that Each brood may consist of up to 100 eggs. Garden snails bury their eggs in shallow topsoil primarily while the weather is warm and damp, usually 5 to 10 cm down ... It's hard to predict if the eggs are damaged or not. Normally, in about four weeks you ...


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Likely "mystery " snail. If so, they must be in a very humid atmosphere but not submerged to develop; Like above the surface of an aquarium with close fitting top.


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The eggs need to stay in a very humid environment to hatch. I had several batches hatch when deposited on the glass above the water line with a good glass top. If there is more than a tiny ( 2% ?) opening in the top , or heat from a light ( even fluorescent) near the eggs they won't hatch. I don't remember any problem with the young finding the water.


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If you do not wish to have some hatchings on your hands then do not allow them to incubate by keeping them cold. If you found the animal in the wild then it may well of laid fertile eggs. If you wish to hatch the eggs then buy an egg incubator for your animal's species. Egg incubators can be bought for around $100 US Dollars on incubators.org.


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Eggs are quite high in fat and not generally recommended to be given frequently. But using them for training purposes only is a great idea. Just remember this rule of thumb: Whatever human food you are giving your Pug, imagine the food amount being 3-4 times bigger and that is what you would be feeding to a human. Ever so often with bananas is OK. Once a ...


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Avian (bird) eggshells are almost entirely composed of calcium carbonate, which is non-toxic and serves as a great source of mineral calcium. If you were to buy calcium supplements in pharmacy, they are almost guaranteed to be calcium carbonate as well (but also mixed with fillers to help forming pills). Upon consumption it is also acting as a pH buffer ...


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Almost all animals will eat eggshells if they have a chance and it is not dangerous in any way. An eggshell contains two layers the outer layer consists of calcium and other minerals,the inner layer is made of chitin. If an animal is low on calsium it will eat eggshells or other sources of calcium. If an animal is low on chitin it will eat food containing ...


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Female turtles can lay eggs without seen a male turtle ever (but without a little turtle in it). If they have produced eggs and can not lay them, they become ill and can die (see "eggbound" for more detail). So you should be happy, your turtle lay the eggs even though she had no place for it. Maybe they had no appropriate place for it at their old home too,...


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