2012 Cimbaby x Arfak Clutch

For the 2011/12 breeding season we decided to try breeding the Burke Blue Arfak with Cimbaby (Eddie Aste Cimber x Blue Streak).  We were successful in producing 16 neonates.

Burke Blue Arfak Female

Cimbaby (EA06013vi) Male

  • Female shed October 13, 2011
  • Cimbaby introduced, courtship observed October 14, 2011

  • Copulation observed November 18, 2011

  • Female refused food December 30, 2011
  • Swelling observed January 11, 2012
  • Prelay shed February 10, 2012
  • February 24, 2012 twenty-one fertile eggs, no slugs laid.  320g clutch mass, 15.3g average egg mass. Unfortunately 3 were outside the beehive and subsequently perished.

  • Clutch began hatching April 13, 2012.  Two full term dead neonates, leaving 16 healthy hatchlings.


JEMS1220-JEMS1235

JEMS1220 SOLD

JEMS1221 Holdback

JEMS1222 SOLD

JEMS1223 SOLD

JEMS1224 SOLD

JEMS1225 SOLD

JEMS1226 SOLD

JEMS1227 SOLD

JEMS1228 N/A

JEMS1229 SOLD

JEMS1230 N/A

JEMS1231 SOLD


JEMS1232  SOLD

JEMS1233 $1,650 shipped

JEMS1234 SOLD

JEMS1235 Holdback

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