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#1 Tilly12

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 08:00 PM

Is it ok to put a baby girl horsefield with a older boy horsefield?

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 04:27 AM

hi tilly how old is the male horsfield you have and how old is the baby.
i think what you need to think about is you car,nt really sex a tortoise till their about five so the new one you get may not be a girl, also any new tortoise would need to be keep in its own table for at least 12 months before you tried to keep them together.
also in time if you did end up with male and female as adults you would need to keep them on their own as the male would stress one female out trying to mate with her all the time.
so if you did get another you would have to have space to keep them seperate if needed hope this helps :)

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 04:55 AM

Tilly I agree with Karen, you will need to keep them separate.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:06 PM

Is it ok to put a baby girl horsefield with a older boy horsefield?


No, definitely not. Horsfields are very aggressive and the likelihood of a death occuring is pretty high to be honest with this mix.
Hope this helps

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:59 PM

I agree with Sue and Karen,horsfield's can be very aggressive,keep them seperate.
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