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In Search of 3 Young Emu Chicks

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Hi. I've tried hatching 6 emu "hatching" eggs with no luck because all but one were infertile. I don't want to go through the work and heartache anymore. I would like to purchase 3 chicks. I have two acres that I built a 5' fence around, so they will have plenty of room. I also have a little experience with them as I volunteered in the bird rearing department of a local zoo for 4 years. If anyone knows where I can purchase chicks, please let me know. I am willing drive within 400 miles of SE Louisiana or otherwise will need to have them shipped. Thank you!
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Have one 10 day-old chick we hatched.  In northern Virginia.

 

$120 and I could drive a little -- maybe you know someone traveling up this way - and at this size and age, could be transported by airline.

post #3 of 7
I will have 2 or 3 to sell once DNA sexing results come back. Located in KY, so kind of a far drive for you. Will not air ship though.
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I'm curious -- where does one obtain DNA analysis ?

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I did mine at avianbiotech.com. It was 25 dollars each bird and all you had to do was send in three chest feathers.
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Originally Posted by Ellamumu View Post

I did mine at avianbiotech.com. It was 25 dollars each bird and all you had to do was send in three chest feathers.

Much appreciated.  :-)

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Thank you for the answers. I have PMed a couple of you.
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