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Old 05-15-03, 11:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Number Confusion

Ok, I've been doing alot of research into genetics, I plan on becoming a python breeder after college...

And I just found, on this site mostly, that everyone says things like "I have 2.3 corn snakes, 2.0 ball pythons, 0.1 milk snakes, etc."

I feel kind of juvenile and uneducated by asking. But hey, no questions no answers right? So...What do the numbers mean?

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Old 05-15-03, 11:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i believe the first number is the amount of males you have, second is females and 3rd is unsexed
1.1.1 is 1 male, 1 female and 1 unsexed
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Old 05-15-03, 01:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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that is correct

Just remember that Males ALWAYS come first and you should be fine LOL
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That's so the females can kick them in the butt when they step out of line, LOL.
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This is how I put it simply... Male.Female.Unsexed Whatever number you have in place of those is how many of each sex you have of that herptile.
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You guys are all right And don't feel like a juvenile...I work for many petstores but only recently learned what the numbers meant myself
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