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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-11-2005, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
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i think my leo has overdue eggs its been 5 weeks sins she last laid her eggs and i could see them in her stomach for a while.can someone tell why this has happend and if there is anything i can do
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-12-2005, 07:50 AM Thread Starter
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come on ppl i need help
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-12-2005, 08:00 AM
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Please get her in to see a vet. A veterinarian is your best bet right now.
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-12-2005, 08:17 AM Thread Starter
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i did but he said there is nothing that he can do
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Well, if you can't find a vet in your area that can help your lizard, I have found http://www.practical-pet-care.com/lizard_forum.php to be a very helpful place. Perhaps you could crosspost your question there where an expert can read and respond to it?
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-12-2005, 09:11 AM Thread Starter
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thank you so much
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i dont no how to do it can anyone her give me advice?
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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-12-2005, 08:23 PM
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Did you had a calcium dish for her? Many complications with leos come when they don't have enough calcium to deposit on the egg shell (you should have a calcium dish even if you are not breeding). You should also not keep her all the time with the male, just for a short period of time during the breeding season. Do a search about leo breeding to know how to do it. About your leo now, you have to take it to a vet that knows about reptiles. Here is an article about a c-section done on a leo:
http://www.thegeckocam.com/care/eggbound/index.php
And here is a list by country and by state of lizard vets:
http://www.herpvetconnection.com/

Good luck with her and let us know how it goes.

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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-13-2005, 07:43 AM Thread Starter
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thank you um its like the third day since she hasnt laid and i read in the c-section article that their gecko was atleast digging mine isnt digging at all
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-14-2005, 09:04 PM Thread Starter
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thank you pad foot for telling me to seperate te two i think that was the problem i took the male out wo days ago and this mornig i had two healthy looking eggs thank you everyone
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congratualtions gecko man


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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-14-2005, 09:59 PM
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Good to know she's getting better! 8)

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