Instahatch eggs #71 & #72; Nature controls it!

#71 and #72 were both Cherryhead tortoise eggs, from same clutch, same ship date, same delivery date.  They both traveled around 600 miles.  #71 was shipped to Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. #72 was shipped to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. #71 piped 7 days after being delivered (total days incubated 101).  #72 piped 16 days after being delivered […]

Unboxing a Western Hermann’s

This unboxing video was sent to me by a customer who clearly is beyond excited to receive her tortoise.  Sydney is a first time tortoise owner and she did everything by the books!  Asked the right questions, built her enclosure prior to delivery, and most important, she did her research on how to properly care […]

Remember instahatch #55, 56, & 57?

Instahatch eggs #55, #56 and #57 are Leopard instahatch eggs that were shipped to me from friend back on 4/17/19 and delivered on 4/18/19.  They were shipped on DD (developmental day) 95.  The first one hatched on 5/11/19.  It took 23 days from the day of delivery to hatch.  The total DD was 119.  The […]

Instahatch #58 was a stressful one…

Instahatch #58 was shipped 1,258 miles to Gilbert, Arizona.  This Sulcata Instahatch egg was shipped on 4/22/19, delivered on 4/23/19 and place in a 7 egg tiny incubator. The day after it arrived the outer shell starting to crack, but looked liked drying mud more so than a pip.  So the owner cranked the humidity. […]