The Keeping & Breeding of Corn Snakes (Reptile Care) by Michael McEachern

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Published by Advanced Vivarium Systems .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Animal husbandry,
  • Reptiles & amphibians as pets,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Animals,
  • Animals / Pets,
  • Nature/Ecology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8684116M
ISBN 101882770161
ISBN 109781882770168
OCLC/WorldCa613784673

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As a herpetological veterinarian and a corn snake owner and breeder, this is, hands down, the best book on the subject by anyone, anywhere.

No other text available is more concise, clear and accurate and I use my copy as an example to many of my clients. The Keeping & Breeding of Corn Snakes book recommend purchasing this book to any new corn snake owner, and many experienced owners/5(4).

You might have heard about the bloodred corn snake; this is a type of corn snake produced from line-breeding (inbreeding). They are very bad feeders, and some will die young due to starvation.

Breeding to create a new morph is a specialist hobby and is something people pursue after they have had several years of breeding experience. The first edition of this book appeared in This second, "fully revised" edition is essentially an entirely new book.

Some material has been reduced (for example, breeding tables and information on keeping venomous snakes), and the new photographs, found throughout the book Cited by: 3.

This book explains all types of corn snake morphs, phases, mutations, changes, and more about how different-looking kinds of these snakes surface and how they occur.

It even explains breeding techniques and possibilities for breeding such different phases, morphs, and mutations. I keep and breed corns snakes, and this book helped me out a lot. Keeping and Breeding Corn The Keeping & Breeding of Corn Snakes book (The Herpetocultural Library, Series ) Paperback – January 1, by Michael J.

McEachern (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(4). The Corn Snake Manual is one reptile care book from the highly acclaimed Advanced Vivarium Systems series. The AVS series, founded and guided by herpetocultural pioneer Philippe de Vosjoli, is the #1 series on reptile care/5().

The first edition of this book appeared in This second, "fully revised" edition is essentially an entirely new book. Some material has been reduced (for example, breeding tables and information on keeping venomous snakes), and the new photographs, found throughout the book, are a general introduction to keeping snakes in captivity, this book is first-rate, if only because.

Pros and Cons of Keeping Corn Snakes. Each snake breed is different. While keeping a corn snake is a good experience, it may not be for everyone.

One must carefully assess the positive and negative things about keeping a snake, and the particular breed of snake they want to keep.

This section outlines the pros and cons of keeping a Corn Snake. From corn snake expert Bill Love and Kathy Love and AVS, the definitive source on reptile and amphibian care, comes this revised and updated version, with the most comprehensive information available on keeping and breeding corn snakes.

This book satisfies the needs of both the novice and the seasoned veteran of "guttata culture", offering the Reviews: Many experienced hobbyists take corn snake breeding as a study in snake genetics.

Because of this trend (not to mention accidental breeding and other factors), the market is currently saturated unwanted corn snakes. If you are considering breeding, note that any kind of reptile breeding should be attempted with extreme caution. Buy Keeping and Breeding Corn Snakes (The Herpetocultural Library Series) by McEachem, Michael J.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 2. The Corn Snake Manual. Bill Love, Kathy efforts eggs Elaphe guttata exists extremely eyes feeding females Florida genes genetic hand hatching head heat herp inch individuals it's keeping kind lack later laying least leaving length less light live look lower male mating meal method months morphs natural normal occur About Google Books Reviews: 1.

This one of the best books on corn snakes I have read. It covers anything anyone interested would need from history to selection to breeding.

The color pictures are book is a must for anyone interested in keeping, breeding or just learning about Corn Snakes. By Kathy Love An essential first step to breeding Pantherophis guttatus (formerly classified as Elaphe guttata) is to learn to properly sex your corn snakes.

Always check immediately after acquiring them in order to avoid raising a same-sex pair for years before finding the mistake. I really recommend Don Soderbergs new book - Cornsnakes in Captivity. I know it's not the big one that he is planning on getting out, but I really love the way he lays out breeding snakes almost as though it's a simple recipe.

There is even a great time line. As a general introduction to keeping snakes in captivity, this book is first-rate, if only because there are few such books on the market. While there are many guides to specific kinds of snakes (e.g., boas, corn snakes), few approach the subject in general.

This book does so in a thorough and authoritative manner. Corn snakes are all up and down the east coast they don't need brumation at all, my female had laid her eggs during one of the summer months without me intervening.

But since you really are trying I'd say go by the steps folks here are telling you and also but the corn snake book I. Published inCorn Snakes In Captivity represents over 35 years of my experiences with keeping and breeding corns. With pages and 70 photographs, keepers of corns are sure to benefit from this comprehensive corn snake resource.

(Book comes with free shipping). Each snake breed is different. While keeping a corn snake is a good experience, it may not be for everyone. One must carefully assess the positive and negative things about keeping a snake, and the particular breed of snake they want to keep.

This section outlines the pros and cons of keeping a Corn Snake. Breeding/Egg Production & Care Any topics concerning breeding of the cornsnake, brumation, egg laying, or issues concerning problems in any step along the way. Breeding book Page 3. Description. Adult corn snakes have a body length of 61– cm (– ft).

In the wild, they usually live around six to eight years, but in captivity can live to an age of 23 years or more. The record for the oldest corn snake in captivity was 32 years and 3 months.

They can be distinguished from copperheads by their brighter colors, slender build, round pupils, and lack of heat.

Breeding. We suggest reviewing the latest written data resources (Books/Internet) regarding the keeping of corn snakes before acquiring one, but keep in mind that anyone can publish anything on the World Wide Web, and much of what you find on the subject of corn snake care is not peer-approved by professional corn snake breeders and keepers.

Corn snakes are one of the most common breeds used as pets, and therefore some of the most commonly bred snakes.

Pack up your pinky mice and grab all the snake eggs that you can find, because we have a one-way ticket to corn snake breeding central. Keeping and breeding corn snakes. [Michael J McEachern] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Once they've graduated into the breeders group, I only note feedings and sheds during breeding season but I don't keep these records once breeding season is done.

The only permanent records added to the adult breeders concerns clutch info (mate, # eggs laid, date laid, hatch dates, what hatched out, etc.) or if an adult has a health issue.

A fully revised edition of the classic book on snake care. Featuring the most up-to-date equipment, expanded facts on feeding, and newly written species accounts, along with 70 full-color photographs and updated diagrams, this guide provides all the essentials that every snake /5(8).

The author enjoys keeping some of her corn snakes on display in large vivaria, decorated with live plants, inside her home. The minimum size enclosure for a single adult corn snake should have the dimensions of a standard gallon long.

Additionally, corn snakes are sometimes mistaken for the venomous copperhead snake and killed as a result. Corn snakes are widely popular as pets. In fact, they are the most commonly bred snake species in the pet industry. Like many snakes, corn snakes also provide an important service to humans: they control rodent populations.

The corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) is a North American species of rat snake that kills small prey by constriction. Corn snakes are found throughout the southeastern and central United are often kept as pets. They reach a moderate size of – feet (– m).

steps to breeding your corn snakes. steps to breeding your corn snakes. Skip navigation Sign in. Search. Loading We’ll stop supporting this browser soon. World record Corn Snake Clutches. ecreipeoj: Breeding/Egg Production & Care: PM: Book: The Art of Keeping Snakes: Hypancistrus: Husbandry and Basic Care: 8: PM: Keeping young live mice alive.

princess: Feeders: PM: record keeping: luke: Husbandry and Basic Care: 9: AM. Very good book for those new to Herp keeping and corn snakes in general. Lots of helpful tips and interesting facts.

Some of the opinions stated as fact do irk me though. Definitely wouldn't recommend for anyone experienced with keeping snakes/5(5). Good book to learn about breeding, genetics. Hi wise cornsnake people. I would like to learn more about genetics and breeding.

So, I was wondering what are some good books to learn about this area specifically. I want to get into breeding maybe a few years down the road, but I want to get better educated on genetics. Thanks. Corn Snake Breeding Behavior Part 1 Youtube.

However, unless you are breeding corn snakes to create a new morph (i.e. a certain color or characteristic) you should avoid inbreeding because there is a risk of creating deformities. you might have heard about the bloodred corn snake; this is a type of corn snake produced from line breeding (inbreeding).

Corn Snake Breeding Pairs For. - Duration: Port City Pythons Podcast 1, views. MEET MY CORN SNAKE (The EASIEST Snake to Own?) - Duration:   If you like keeping corn snakes, this book's for you. Fully illustrated in color, this is the ultimate guide to care and breeding for the casual pet owner.

For the serious herpetoculturist, the history and genetics of all known colors and pattern variations are included too/5(27). From corn snake experts Bill Love and Kathy Love and Advanced Vivarium Systems, the definitive source on reptile and amphibian care, comes the most comprehensive information available on keeping and breeding corn snakes.

Corn Snakes The Comprehensive Owner's Guide satisfies the needs of both novice and the seasoned veteran of "guttata culture. Coral Snakes Bargar Johnson / Library Binding / Published Corn Snakes and Other Rat Snakes (Complete Pet Owner's Manual) Richard D.

Bartlett, Patricia Pope Bartlett, Michele Earle-Bridges This is an expertly crafted book by an experienced team. You already know Dick Bartlett from his wonderful photos in all the reptile mags.

Keeping Corn Snakes as Pets. The corn snake is widely regarded as one of the best snakes to keep as a pet. I agree with this notion, for the most part. There are plenty of other species that make good pets, as well. Kingsnakes and ball pythons come to mind.

But the corn snake is definitely at the top of the list -- especially for first-time. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Keeping and breeding corn snakes by McEachern, Michael J., Publication date Topics Corn snake Publisher Lakeside, CA, USA: Advanced Vivarium Systems.

Get this from a library! Keeping and breeding snakes. [Chris Mattison] -- Tells how to house, feed, and care for snakes, and discusses the characteristics of boas, pythons, kingsnakes, ratsnakes, bull snakes, and venomous snakes.This book is excellent for beginning snake hobbyists.

It covers corn snake care, breeding and housing. The book also included some excellent pictures of the different kinds of corn snakes. Along with providing helpful hints to keeping your snake healthy, the book provides information on the correct way to obtain your first snake!

For $1, you could buy a used car, a new laptop — or a "palmetto morph" corn reptile enthusiasts, the corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) is often touted as the perfect beginner's serpent, an ideal pet for first-time only are they easy to take care of, but the reptiles come in a rainbow of colors and patterns.

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