02/25/2018 UPDATED DATA SHEET AND CALL FOR DATA FOR "BLOOD PYTHON BOOK"

PYTHONS OF THE WORLD IV: The Short-tail Pythons: Their History, Natural History, Care and Breeding 

Email all requests for EXCEL data sheets and any questions and comments regarding the data sets requested and descriptions below as well as data to Tracy at: tbarker@beecreek.net

If you don't have a computer or don't want to put your data on your computer but have copies of data sheets and you want to mail those copies... send with your return address to: VPI PO Box 300 Boerne, TX 78006

If you specialize in breeding of pythons in captivity we are looking for data! We are creating a database for these species Python brongersmai; Python breitensteini, Python curtus

Please help us complete our overall compilation of information on the captive breeding of these Python species!

This is the time to get credit for all of your hard work! There will be numerous data charts and individual contributions to these charts will be acknowledged!

NAME

BUSINESS NAME

WEBSITE

EMAIL

PHONE

ADDRESS

SPECIES

CLUTCH NUMBER FOR FEMALE (MEANING 1ST, 2ND ETC)

INCUBATION METHOD (ARTIFICIAL/MATERNAL)

TEMPERATURE (F/C) FROM BREEDING THROUGH EGG LAYING

INCUBATION TEMPERATURE (F/C)

CLUTCH SIZE

CLUTCH WEIGHT (G)

# FERTILE EGGS IN CLUTCH

EGG WEIGHT SINGLE EGGS (G),

GROUPS OF EGGS (# AND G TOTAL)

EGG LENGTH (MM) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL LENGTHS)

EGG DIAMETER (MM) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL DIAMETERS)

HATCHLING WEIGHT (G) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL WEIGHTS)

HATCHLING LENGTH (CM) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL LENGTHS)

FEMALE STATUS WC/ORIGIN OR CH/ORIGIN

FEMALE AGE

FEMALE WEIGHT (G)

FEMALE LENGTH (CM)

MALE STATUS WC OR CH

MALE AGE MALE WEIGHT (G)

MALE LENGTH (CM)

COPULATION DATES

PERIOD BETWEEN LAST OBSERVED COPULATION AND OVULATION

PERIOD BETWEEN OVULATION AND PRELAY SHED

PERIOD BETWEEN PRELAY SHED AND EGG DEPOSITION

PERIOD BETWEEN LAST OBSERVED COPULATION AND EGG DEPOSITION

PERIOD BETWEEN OVULATION AND EGG DEPOSITION

PERIOD BETWEEN EGG DEPOSITION AND HATCHING

CALENDAR PERIOD OF EGG DEPOSITION (EXAMPLE ALL EGGS WERE LAID JAN 3-DECEMBER 15 OF A SINGLE YEAR)

MISC NOTES ON BREEDING, MATERNAL AND ARTIFICIAL INCUBATION ETC. GROWTH CHARTS (WEIGHT/LENGTH/SHEDS/DATES) BEHAVIORS ??? SURELY WE HAVE FORGOTTEN THE OBVIOUS, WE AREN'T GETTING ANY YOUNGER, SO PLEASE EMAIL US WHAT THESE ARE!!

 

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Clutch weight for Python curtus Photo by Dave and Tracy Barker VPI 2018

 

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Python breitensteini on eggs Photo Dave and Tracy Barker VPI 2018

 

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Python brongersmai breeding Frostbite x Red Albino Photo Dave and Tracy Barker VPI 2018

 

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Python curtus Caramel Albino female on eggs Photo Dave and Tracy Barker VPI 2018

 

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Eggs set up in incubator Photo by Dave and Tracy Barker VPI 2018

 

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Magpies hatching Photo by Dave and Tracy Barker VPI 2018