Baby emu! Make or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Newmotherhen89, Feb 2, 2017.

  1. Newmotherhen89

    Newmotherhen89 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys! So I've been taking care of this cute little baby emu who had splayed legs and couldn't walk, after banding him/her every night, it's finally walking and is doing pretty well! Which is crazy as I read there's no way they will ever walk. But my main question is, do you think this little one is male or female? I'm very new at this and no Sure really how to tell? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't tell till they are mature.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I believe they can run DNA tests but has to be tissue from the egg at hatch. You might ask on the emu threads if any tests can be done later.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    PS sound legs are of utmost importance for the health & life of an emu. They have to carry a lot of weight around. If his legs are good now - hopefully he/she should be okay.
     
  5. emugirluk

    emugirluk New Egg

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    Can do DNA from a spot of blood. Contact lab for instructions.
     

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