Can a female bearded dragon never lay eggs?

Female bearded dragons can lay unfertilized eggs as early as 9-10 months of age, although this is more so a rarity. Even though they may start to lay eggs as early as 10 months of age, many female bearded dragons may not lay eggs until years later in life and some females don’t ever lay eggs in their lifetime.

Can a baby bearded dragon live with the mother?

Baby bearded dragons are very small in comparison to the adults. Leaving them in the same space as the mother could cause her to accidentally trample on them and injure them. It’s also possible that she would see them as competition for the food and may intentionally harm them.

Why is my baby bearded dragon not eating?

Small baby bearded dragons of up to 16 weeks of age can eat 3-4 times a day. Juveniles of up to 28 weeks can eat 2 times a day, and all adults above that age – once a day. The stress can be caused by both external and internal problems. For example, low or very high temperatures in the tank might cause your bearded dragon to reject food.

What kind of poop does a bearded dragon have?

Healthy bearded dragon poop is actually a mix of two kinds of waste. The first is solid digested food waste, and the second is yellow to whitish urine that has a softer consistency. If the color, consistency, amount, size, and other elements with your bearded dragon’s poop changes, it is important to check for diseases and other causes.

Why does a bearded dragon have a black beard?

If they bite you that’s also another obvious sign that their poop regimen is potentially being impacted by stress. A black beard is a potential signal as well. Bearded dragons usually go into a period called brumation for up to 3 months (although those times can vary).

Can a bearded dragon lay fertile eggs without a mate?

However, if there hasn’t been a mate within the breeding season, the eggs will not be fertile. Female bearded dragons can store sperm in oviductal crypts within a breeding season (Amey et al, 2000). This means a bearded dragon can lay clutches of fertile eggs without a second mating in the same season.

Is there such thing as an unhealthy bearded dragon?

There are also times when an unhealthy bearded dragon may start showing signs or symptoms of a condition without you really knowing it. Unfortunately, an unhealthy bearded dragon can not tell us what is wrong. It is very important to pay attention to tell-tale signs that something might be amiss.

Is it normal for bearded dragon to open its mouth?

It can be very common for the bearded dragon to open its mouth while on the basking perch for short periods of time. This is a way to cool off while directly under the basking bulb. This behavior is very similar to the way a dog pants to cool off and completely normal. If slack jaw is suspected seek a reptile veterinarian immediately.

Can a pregnant bearded dragon poop more often?

Female bearded dragons that are pregnant can poop more frequently. As you may or may not know, bearded dragon females don’t actually have to have sex to become pregnant. Of course, females that are gravid (pregnant) without copulation, will of course be laying in infertile eggs.