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Old 07-24-2011, 04:48 PM   #1
mattc
Sexing a baby BRB

Does anybody have any advice for popping week old BRB's. I gave it a go and no luck. No way I have all females. Any advice would be appreciated as this is my first attempt.

thanks in advance
Matt
 
Old 07-24-2011, 05:08 PM   #2
JCCS
The "rub test" works with the brazilian rainbows, as it does with every member of the south american boas I've tested it on. This video is a better instructional tool than I can do on here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndI-87ObmUQ

Chris
 
Old 07-24-2011, 08:06 PM   #3
crotalusadamanteus
What Chris said. Palpate it.
 
Old 07-25-2011, 09:11 PM   #4
Snakesitter
I agree, palpitation is the way to go. Far less invasive than probing or popping. (And therefore far less likely to get you a revenge bite from an already nip-prone baby Brazilian).

Great link, by the way, James!
 
Old 07-26-2011, 01:34 PM   #5
mattc
thanks, so much easier.
 

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