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Emu- where to get them?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by millie481, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. millie481

    millie481 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am doing my research on emus. I have been doing alot of reading, but I am having trouble finding out where to get emu chicks or pairs. any info would be great! Thank you in advance.
     
  2. user69820

    user69820 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, On Ebay there is an emu egg at auction? There is no return on this egg? It could be hatched or eatened? The auction is up in 30 minutes....it is 7:35p.m....michigan time. The bid is $17.25 and the shipping and handling is $15.00. I am wondering, would you or anyone buy an emu egg on Ebay? Chris
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I'm sure if you wait a little while, one of our BYC memebers will have some eggs etc.. for sale, as now is breeding season, but Wow..... that's an early egg I guess. My one pair has been breeding, but this is really their first season... hope to get eggs.
     
  4. millie481

    millie481 Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't want eggs. Unfortunately, [​IMG] I don't have an incubator or know anyone with one. so I want to get a couple of chicks or a pair. Still doing more research before jumpimg into this though! [​IMG] Does onyone know if I can get sexed chicks? [​IMG] Their eggs are so beautiful! [​IMG] I can't wait to be ready for my emu(s)! And those eyes...Don't get me started! [​IMG]
     
  5. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Male chicks are suppose to have a 'Bullseye" pattern in their stripes on top of the head....... but some are very hard to tell. You can have them DNA sexed, or vent sexed if someone knows what they are looking at...... I did both and when I vent sexed the 2 it ended up being 2 males, which the DNA also concluded. Look in your local Livestock sales advertisements, put out wanted ads on craigslist etc.... You'd be surprised how close some may be.
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    On OH Craigslist their are 3 adult emu for sale in Ross County, OH.......... perhaps they may have babies in a few months or know of where you could get some.......
     
  7. millie481

    millie481 Out Of The Brooder

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    chickenzoo thank you so much for your responces! they are very helpful. [​IMG]
     
  8. farmchick897

    farmchick897 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have my breeding pair up for sale and live in KY, but if I don't sell them they hatch out chicks usually in April.
     
  9. millie481

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    Quote:Thank you. I will keep that in mind for sure. [​IMG]
     
  10. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

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    I just went up this weekend and got me a male from georgiana AL. So Hoping to have eggs soon. This is my females first season. The male is 15 years old though and I don't really know how long do they live??????
     

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