General Breeding Information
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Before actually breeding lizards, special care
needs to be taken for both the male and the female.
Some species will mate under most circumstances, but
some species will require adjustments to their environment.
Shortening the daylight in the summer months, and lengthening
the daylight in the winter months is a start. This simulates
natural environment weather patterns. If these conditions
are not met, debilitation
can occur, especially in females. Make sure you research
the specific needs of your lizard.
It is always a good idea to spay or neuter your lizards,
especially if they are a larger species. This will avoid
any complications in the future. For females, egg laying,
and complications due to pregnancy, can easily cause
The majority of lizard species lay
eggs. These can either be soft and leathery, or hard
shelled. It depends on the species of lizard. There
are also some lizards that give birth to live young,
such as the Blue