Boy or girl?

Post your pictures and any questions here of European tortoises e.g. Ibera Spur Thigh, Ibera Graeca, Marginated, Hermanns, Kleinmanni and we include the Horsfield tortoise. Also, do add pictures of Mediterranean tortoises you have seen in the wild.
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Richy1
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Boy or girl?

Post by Richy1 » 06 Oct 2017, 20:17

Hi all,

I have a 2 year old marginated called mr B now how do i tell if its meant to be mrs B ?
Got Qs on micro chipping aswell if you know what to do !
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lin
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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by lin » 06 Oct 2017, 20:34

Send in photos of the nether regions Richy and we will have a look. How old is Mr/s B.
Re the chip. I believe that once tortoises are over a specific size (that might be 100g) the vet will chip but it is only advisable to have a vet do it and a reputable reptile vet that can deal with tortoises.

Lin
Edited to say that I now see he is 2 yrs old - lol. Prob to young to tell in that case.

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