MV0715 (Red Manokwari) x MV0704 (Poudre)

2011 Clutch

last edited 6/27/11

We hope to reinforce the incredible blue patterns of both parents with this pairing.  The sire is a red neonate phase Manokwari from Bushmasters.  The female is an unknown type also acquired from Bushmasters.  She was clearly a red neonate and a mainland type animal.

  • Female began cycling October 1,2010
  • Copulation with male MV0715 observed November 24, 2010

  • Female shed December 26, 2010
  • Female began refusing food March 13, 2011
  • Swelling noticed in female March 20, 2011
  • Female began cruising and then entered the nest box April 21, 2011 and began spending nights in full beehive coils.
  • 16 fertile eggs and 1slug laid May 1, 2011.  NO PRELAY SHED.  Female is showing signs of an RI and did not fully beehive the clutch.

  • 274 g egg mass (without slug), 17 g/egg average

  • All eggs still viable as of May 21, 2011
  • 9 red and 5 yellows beautiful neos hatched on June 24, 2011