Christmas present from my emus

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by ChanceRider, Dec 25, 2010.

  1. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eggs! Yay [​IMG].

    I'm seriously considering popping them in the 'bator, which means at some point this winter I'll be running the generator. We're in an area that loses power frequently. I have Sportsman incubators and hatchers that already have emu trays. Do I, or don't I? Gotta decide soon. I've always let my male, Enoch, hatch the eggs, but this would be fun. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I would definantly stick it in the bator! congrats on the egg!
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Have a few Silkies.... or some one with a big bottom..... [​IMG]
     
  4. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Up and running! This afternoon I set four emu eggs in the bator. Dang, the next several weeks are going to take forever. I should take up a hobby to occupy my time... otherwise my nose will be plastered to the plexi door on the GQF. Like the old Mervyn's commercials.... Open, open, open. [​IMG]. I'll sell a few of the next eggs and then probably let Enoch have a nest. Woohoo!
     
  5. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got one also my first for my 2 year olds but it was overlooked and not picked up till the next morning in 20 deg weather should kill any chance of hatching it [​IMG] but i got my eyes open for the next ones
     
  6. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Congrats on the egg foulman! We have freezing temps tonight also. I collected an egg just minutes after it was laid to keep it from freezing overnight. I just love the emu eggs, so huge and such a beautiful color [​IMG]
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Quote:Doesn't hurt to try and incubate them anyway!
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Go for it!

    Imp- and post lots of pictures
     
  9. RainbowBirds_of_a_Feather

    RainbowBirds_of_a_Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aloha,

    Congrats on the emu eggs!

    I say go for the Bator and hatch (1/2) and have Enoch hatch the other Half. That way he still can be a pappa too!
     

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