Breeding Snakes

Reticulated Python Confirmed to Have Mothered Babies via Parthenogenesis

Iowa Snake Breeder’s Application for Home-Based Business Permit Denied by City

Thompson can double the number of snakes he keeps, but cannot reduce the number by selling them.

Minnesota Snake Breeder Scott Nellis Passes Home Inspection

Scott Nellis can continue to breed certain snakes in his home-based business.

Honduran Milk Snake Breeding Tips

Honduran milksnakes make for an interesting breeding project.

Tables Turned for Woman Who Opposed Connecticut Snake Breeder's Permit

Snake breeder files complaints against woman who filed complaint against him.

Reticulated Python Care Tips

This is not your father's retic

Woma Python Care and Breeding

Captive care for the forever fascinating woma python.

Breeding Emerald Tree Boas

Tips and secrets for breeding Corallus caninus.

Stimson’s Python Born in Captivity Against the Odds

The Stimson's python is a popular pet snake native to Australia

How to Breed Gray-banded Kingsnakes

Expert breeding tips for the gray-banded kingsnake.

Coon Rapids Snake Breeder Appeal Rejected by Minnesota Supreme Court

Coon Rapids snake breeder's appeal not heard by Minnesoty Supreme Court.

How to Incubate Python Eggs

Reptile eggs have certain requirements, and once they are met, a good, viable egg will hatch.

Tips for Breeding Boa Constrictors

Seasonal temperature fluctuations are the key to success with Boa constrictor imperator.

Conquer the Challenge of Breeding Green Tree Pythons

Morelia viridis presents some challenges when it comes to breeding. Follow these instructions for success.

How to breed the popular corn snake

Pantherophis guttatus (formerly classified as Elaphe guttata) is easy to breed if you provide the right temperature and photoperiod triggers.

Breed the Laid Back Annulated Tree Boa

Tips on breeding the annulated tree boa.

Breeding Trans-Pecos Rat Snakes

Breeding Bogertophis subocularis, a popular North American rat snake.

A Look at Ball Python Morph History

The ball python has become the most popular pet snake in herptoculture.

Breeding Oreocryptophis porphyraceus Rat Snakes

Expert Breeding Tips For Oreocryptophis porphyraceus Rat Snakes

Fire Destroys Colorado Home of Boa and Ball Python Breeders Lynn and Ken Kubic

More than 1,000 reptiles were saved.

Rico Walder Relief Effort

World-renowned breeder of green tree pythons is battling brain cancer.

Garter Snake Breeding

Bonus content from the May 2010 REPTILES magazine article "Familiar Favorite."

Eight Tentacled Snakes Born at National Zoo in Washington D.C.

Zoo had been trying to breed Erpeton tentaculatum for the last four years.

Connecticut Homeowner Can Continue Home-Based Snake Breeding Business

City issues cease and desist order, later issues home business permit for breeder of ball pythons and boa constrictors.

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo Releases 18 Smooth Green Snakes Into the Wild

Opheodrys vernalis were hatched as part of breeding program in conjunction with Lake County Forest Preserve District.

Largest Burmese Python Captured in Florida Carried 87 Eggs

The female Python molurus bivittatus measured 17-feet-7-inches and weighed 164.5 pounds.

How to Breed Beautiful Rainbow Boas

Bonus content from the August 2012 REPTILES magazine article " Colorful Captive."

Heat Seeker

Supplement to the February 2008 REPTILES magazine article "Heat Seeker."

Successfully Reproducing Mexican Kingsnakes in Captivity

Brumation is key to breeding.

Care and Breeding the Western Hog-nosed Snake

Captive breeding and new mutations have boosted the demand for western hog-nosed snakes.

Scent and Snake Matings of the Red-sided Garter Snake

Estrogen hormone plays a critical role in communicating reproductive status of Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis

Breeding Rosy Boa Snakes

Lichanura trivirgata is sometimes challenging to breed.

Breeder's Choice

Russo Clown Ball Python (python regius)

Breeding the Kenyan Sand Boa

Expert tips on breeding the Kenyan sand boa.

Care, Breeding and Caudal Luring of the Rough-scaled Sand Boa

The rough-scaled sand boa is a good choice for the beginner or advanced herpetoculturist.

Ex-NFL Star's Snake Breeding Business Damaged in Fire

Former Pro Chad Brown loses all but seven snakes

Dumeril's Boa Breeding

Expert tips on breeding the Dumeril's Boa

Breeding The Savu Python

The Savu python from the island of Sawu in the Indonesian archipelago is easy to maintain yet tricky to breed

Corn Snake Morph Chart

Bonus content from the November 2010 REPTILES magazine article "Artist's Palette."

Breeding the Black Milk Snake

The black milk snake is gaining popularity among the colubrid crowd

Breeding Green Anacondas

Expert tips on breeding the green anaconda.

Piebald Snake Confusion

What’s the difference between piebald, pied and pied-sided when describing snakes?

Black-Headed Python Snake Breeding

Achieve success breeding the beautiful black-headed python snake.

Corn Snake Egg Duration

What is the average duration for a corn snake egg to hatch?

Preventing Herp Breeding

Is it possible to castrate a reptile?

Reptile Egg Retention

My snake had her prelay shed and I can see four eggs in her. She started having contraction, but later stopped. What should I do?

Breeding Solomon Islands Tree Boas

Solomon Islands tree boa breeding tips.

Sexing Snakes

Sexing snakes by probing makes me nervous. Is there another way to determine snake sex?

Breeding Green Tree Pythons (Morelia viridis)

How to breed the green tree python.

Breeding the Dumeril's Ground Boa

Dumeril's ground boa breeding tips.

Visually Sexing Snakes

Can you tell the gender of a snake just by looking at its tail?

Blunt-Headed Tree Snake Breeding Information

Learn more about breeding these snakes.

Whipsnake, Coachwhip and Racer Snake Breeding

Information for breeding the whipsnake, coachwhip and racer snake.

Breeding Emerald Tree Boas

Emerald tree boa breeding tips.

Breeding Kingsnakes

Expert tips on breeding snakes of the genus Lampropeltis.

Snake Egg Incubation

Reptile eggs have certain requirements, and once they are met, a good, viable egg will hatch.

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