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 Trying to start breeding crickets

how do you tell if they are males or females and what do the eggs look like? I could use any info on breeding



09/25/10  12:09am

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  Message To: Iguana_tamer88   In reference to Message Id: 2177367


 Trying to start breeding crickets

I don’t know what the eggs look like, but I can tell you how to sex the mature adults. Mature females have three extensions on the end whereas the male has two. The third extension on a female is located in the middle of three extensions and is a darker color. A sign of maturity is when the ovipositor reaches approximately 3 times longer than the other extensions. It’s known as the ovipositor and is what she uses to lay her eggs deep into the soil.

The best way to tell that a male is mature is when he starts to chirp.



10/06/10  11:27am

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  Message To: GrimlockRose   In reference to Message Id: 2179413


 Trying to start breeding crickets

The eggs are oblong and a clearish white color



10/12/10  10:49am


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