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Old 04-07-17, 02:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Are there any breeders of MBK in he UK. I'm hoping to go to the Doncaster expo in June but if i could get one before then it'd save me a journey. Thanks.
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You should come to Donnie anyway!

I can't think of any breeders but a couple of stores you could try to source you one are Reptacular in Rochdale and Snakes n Adders in Sheffield. Snakes n Adders is my local and Chas & Paul are very knowledgeable. Trust them 100%.

I've only been to Reptacular once but had a long chat with the owner, Dave, and again I'd trust him to source a quality animal.

Both will courier.

Will happily keep my eye open for a breeder also-I know plenty of breeders for other species so may well be able to track one down.

Donnie is always worth it though (its only 30 mins for me though instead of a several hour round trip )
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I got a pueblan milksnake instead. But.. I'm still going to donnie in june and have been told there's people there that will have them. I'm just worried what else I'll come home with. Thanks for the info
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Donnie is great but don't buy the first thing you like. Chat to the breeders, get a feel for whether you trust them, take your phone so you can do a bit of instant research and avoid the half dead limp looking creatures of which there are unfortunately a few!

If there's anything that catches your eye before you go drop me a pm as I know a few breeders who are going and who I'd recommend and I may know someone working with the species your looking at.

That said if you're simply going on spec then the September one may be better. A number of breeders I've been speaking to have said breeding has been much later this year and they may not have animals ready that they intended to so stock may be down on what it usually is.

I'm going anyway because a) its only 40 mind away for me and b) I have some snakes on hold that I'm picking up
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I watched a video online and the guy said there's a lot of **** there. Shame really. I'm definitely going in June with a work mate and two guys that run a marine and reptile shop here in Edinburgh called Eden aquatics. It will take about 4 to 5 hours for us to get there. I'm only going down with two things on my mind a MBK and a Burmese python. If I'm on the fence about the breeder or advice where to buy I'll hit you up on this and meet up. My work mates going for viper geckos to monitor lizards. He has the bug. He's bought 5 lizards 4 snakes 2 frogs and a scorpion in 5 months. He's dangerous with 💰 in his pocket and if I need advice when I'm there I'll hit you up on this. Thanks again.
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Old 05-09-17, 10:08 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Ignore the video. Selectively filmed bs.

There's some excellent breeders going with some interesting stuff. Sure there's crap there but there's some decent stuff as well.

Yeah no worries if you want to give me a shout.
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