Emu Egg - Good News Bad News - HELP!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by EmptyNest, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Songster

    Jan 7, 2008
    SW Iowa
    Good news - I just got a beautiful emu egg from a friend.[​IMG]

    Bad news - It's been sitting on his back porch for a couple weeks (he thinks). We're in Iowa but temps have been above freezing so I don't think that's a problem. However, he hasn't turned it or anything, it's just been sitting there. [​IMG]

    More bad news - My one and only bator is full of 38 eggs that I just started Friday.

    Good news - I'm pretty sure I know where I can borrow (or if worse comes to worse steal) one. I've waited too long for this egg to let a little thing like no bator stop me.

    The dilema - I'm afraid with the no turning, age, etc. it's probably not good anymore. Do I just go ahead and go for it and keep my fingers crossed????? [​IMG]

    Here is a picture of it with one of my EE eggs

  2. I have no idea but, OMG, that is a HUGE egg!!!
  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I say go for it!
  4. McGoo

    McGoo Songster

    Definitely go for it. That's if you understand what might potentialy hatch out [​IMG]
  5. You will never know unless you try!!! GO FOR IT!!!! [​IMG]
  6. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Go for it!!!!!!! I would:ya
  7. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Songster

    Jul 27, 2007
    What have you got to lose! Go For It!!
  8. Keisha

    Keisha Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    That is one cool looking egg. Are you planning on keeping the emu if it hatches?
  9. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    I'd say go for it....BUT...you realize they are virtually un-candle-able...AND if it is rotten and explodes...that is gonna be ONE BBBADDDDD egg...right?
  10. Keisha

    Keisha Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Quote:I had a guinea egg explode last year , and that by far, has got to be the worst thing ive ever smelled in my entire life. If i remember right Emu eggs take around 50 days to hatch?

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