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

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

  1. EmptyNest

    EmptyNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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  2. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    McGoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Definitely go for it. That's if you understand what might potentialy hatch out [​IMG]
     
  5. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    You will never know unless you try!!! GO FOR IT!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What have you got to lose! Go For It!!
     
  8. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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