Babies still are not interested in food or water.....

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by Outlaw, May 23, 2012.

  1. Outlaw

    Outlaw In the Brooder

    Mar 3, 2008
    McLure, B.C., Canada
    Was wondering if it is normal for emus babies not to be interested in food? One hatched yesterday and the other hatched this morning. I have offered water and food but they are not into it at all. Put my fingers in the dishes and wiggle them they stick beaks kinda in but Don't do anything. Anybody have any tips and when should I start to be concerned? Thanks Sharon
  2. Raptor65

    Raptor65 Chirping

    Jan 15, 2012
    Yeah that's perfectly normal, they will eat and drink when they're ready but it may be another day or two or three. They've still got that massive yolk in their bellies so you've got nothing to worry about.

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