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New Additions to the Family!

15 August, 2013

We are very excited to have added two new additions to our ball python family.   First is a Coral Glow male; we finally decided we had waited long enough.  The real excitement is around our new Highway male.   He is 876 grams today and will be ready for the ladies in the fall.  Excited does [...]

So what’s up on deck… Calicos, Super Stripes and Spectors!

19 July, 2013

We have great looking group of calicos, super stripes, spectors and yellow bellies that will be available for sale shortly.  They all need to get a few meals into them and then they will be ready for their new home.

Were Moving! No worries… same town, better location, bigger facility

19 April, 2013

We are very excited to close on our new home today.  Besides the extra work it takes to move we look forward to setting up our new snake room.   It’s really a new beginning in many ways .  What this means to our customer is we will be having a few specials to move [...]

Happy Holidays to everyone!

25 December, 2012

I hope you all are enjoying this busy time of year. As for us we are still busy and waiting for more eggs to hatch from clutches that were laid very late this year. Not to mention we are starting to pair up females with select males for the up coming season. The 2012 breeding [...]

Ball Python Clutches will be ready soon!

31 August, 2012

The wait is finally over for us as we now have a very nice selection of yellow bellies, enchis, pastel enchis,  vanillas, pastels and bumble bees going through their first shed and that will be ready to be posted soon.

2012 Breeding Season is well on its way!

12 April, 2012

We have been diligently cycling our male and female ball pythons together and finally are seeing some of our female ovulate; eggs should be coming soon. Our hopes are high for another great breeding season. We have our fingers crossed!

I will keep the website posted as new information is available. I don’t want to speculate on what will be available quite yet.

No Ho Ho…

31 December, 2011

Just in case you did not get what you wanted for Christmas. Your in Luck! We still have a nice size group of 2011 hatchings available for sale. There are Fires, Enchis, Yellow Bellies, and Cinnamons that are waiting to go to their new home. So click our “View Products” button to view our Reptiles Available for Sale webpage.

What’s Hot this Fall?

12 October, 2011

Pastel Enchis are what’s hot! We were fortunate to produce some real good-looking Enchi combinations this season. Female Enchis were a big hit this year especially with our customers. Click “Reptiles For Sale” or ” View Products” to see some of our Enchi Combinations that are for sale!

Enchi and More Enchis!

02 September, 2011

Well this have been the year for Enchis… females especially. We sold out of all of our females within two days. Timing was perfect and right before the Anaheim California show. We were able to get a few more racks and some goodies. We will have more Enchis available within two weeks. I kept back a few females that we may release if the odds are good on the next few clutches we hatch out. Stay tuned.

Help us put out the Fires!

25 August, 2011

We have some great looking Fires and Fire Spiders that hatched out on 8/2/11 and 8/15/11. All of which have gone through their first shed. The earlier clutches have taken a meal or two while the Fire Spiders are pending their first meals. So within a short time they will be ready for their new homes. More to come!

Super Stripes coming In July?!

23 June, 2011

The wait is over… our first Super Stripe Clutch was laid on 5/31/11. We were fortunate to receive 6 health eggs from a first year Yellow Belly female that was bred to a Super Stripe and Specter as a back-up. We have our fingers crossed!

Captured Copulations – Click Here for Pics

24 January, 2011

I’m very excited and optimistic about the out come of our current ball python pairings. We have witnessed multiple copulations and the tell tale signs are looking good; but a picture speaks a 1000 words. I hope to catch more pairs in the act so be on the lookout for more photos as they become available.

2011 Breedings

11 January, 2011

Our female ball pythons are well on their way for this coming breeding season. We are trying to capture each of them on film but it is sometimes hard to catch them in the act. I will be posting pictures and notes as the season progresses. Stay Tuned!

Happy Holidays!

24 December, 2010

With the 2010 season coming to a close we would like to thank all of our customers! We had a wonderful year and we could not have done it without you! The demand for high quality ball pythons was apparent along with the positive feedback we received this season.

The economy has not slowed us down one bit and we are going to keep the momentum going in 2011. We are very optimistic about the future in ball pythons. Ball pythons are more affordable these days and it has allowed us to reinvest into our future with new additions. We are very excited about our up coming Super Stripe project!

Giving Thanks

11 November, 2010

With the Holidays approaching and our 2010 season coming to a close we would like to give thanks to all of our customers! We had a wonderful year and we could not have done it without you! The demand for high quality ball pythons was apparent along with the positive feedback we received this season.

The Final Wave

19 August, 2010

I can’t believe the 2010 breeding season is rapidly coming to an end and it’s almost over for us. We have are final clutches of eggs due to hatch within the next few weeks. We could not keep up with the demand this year. It was nice to see that our hard work did pay off. Selectively breeding our reduced pattern gene into our pastels and bumblebee line was a hit with window shoppers and customers alike. The reduced pattern gene really enhanced the looks of the bumblebees we produced.

It’s not over yet! We still have some amazing looking hatchlings that will be ready shortly. We have one more clutch of the reduced pattern stuff, pinstripes, pastels, butters, yellow bellies and lemon blasts on their way. So again be on the lookout for pictures and prices!

West Coast Reptile Shows – Ball Pythons and more!

10 August, 2010

NARBC – Anaheim, CA
September 11-12
http://narbc.com

Sacramento Reptile Show – Sacramento, CA
September 18-19
http://www.upscalereptiles.com

Tucson Reptile Show – Tucson, AZ
September 25-26
http://tucsonreptileshow.com

The First Wave

27 July, 2010

Wow the first wave of ball pythons have hatched and sold! The 2010 season is turning out to be better than expected and we still have a ton of eggs incubating. So what can you expect in the near future? We have yellow belly and enchi ball pythons that have shed and eaten their first meals; they will be ready to ship shortly. We also have more killer bees, bumble bees, pastels, cinnamons and yellow bellies hatching today. So be on the lookout for pictures and prices!

Ball Pythons (Python regius)

20 July, 2010

The Python Regius or Royal Python is now more commonly referred to as the ball python. This is due their tendency to curl into a ball when threatened. They originate from Central and West Africa and their natural habitat is within the open grasslands of this part of the continent where they can enjoy the heat of the day before coming out of their burrows at night, usually to hunt small rodents for food. They are constrictor snakes, who coil around their prey and are not venomous. Their existence has been recorded for thousands of years and legend has it that Cleopatra wore one around her wrist giving raise the “Royal” descriptor. [Click Link to Read More]

Link Exchange

10 July, 2010

We are very pleased to have our new website design completed and running. As a result we are in the process of adding multiple link exchanges in hopes to get more traffic. Please click on link to see our exchange partners!

New Website Design

05 July, 2010

We have been playing around with different formats and layouts in hopes to provide our customers with a website that is both interesting and easy to navigate. I wanted our customers to be able to see exactly what we are selling and what they are potentially buying with detailed information.

2010 Breeding Season

01 June, 2010

We are very excited here at DDR, LLC that the start of the 2010 breeding season is well on its way! Clutches are being produced just as fast as they are hatching. We have some new ball python combination we are playing with and hope to produce some new morphs this year.