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can two bantam hens hatch an emu egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pax12, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2008
    can two bantam hens hatch an emu egg
    when they hatch i will put the egg in the hatcher
  2. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    Can they actually sit on the egg?
  3. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2008
    desert of calif
    really???? really, come on...?? really????? are you pulling our feathers??

    well we MUST MUST have pictures of THAT....

    if they can cover it,,, why not??? they incubate at the same temp,, i just dont think they could roll it,, bird eggs need to be turned.. that is one of the 2 problems i see...
  4. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Ok no way there is no way the could even have enough body heat to warm the whole egg, and turning would be another thing.
  5. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Hmmm. It would seem a little doubtful... WE NEED PICS though! [​IMG]
  6. Tn Gamebirds

    Tn Gamebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    They can but i think you would have to duct tape the hens together and then turn the eggs by hand [​IMG]

    I dont think it would work

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