Finally....Doodlebug laid an egg this season....

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by chickenzoo, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Finally found an egg today.. I normally find them in Oct....but she's running late...hehe
  2. ES Emus

    ES Emus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Better late than never!!! Congratulations!
  3. Tame Emu Guy

    Tame Emu Guy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi, E.H.,

    why such a late start? Why the difference? (Seems a lot)

  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Hi S.E. I'm not really sure. The weather has been a bit warmer then normal. We had some cooler weather too, up and that may play a.factor. I've not been out as much with them due to surgeries..... So haven't observed as much as normal.....
  5. ericefl

    ericefl Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 30, 2011
    Congrats on the eggs! soooo exciting!
  6. Tame Emu Guy

    Tame Emu Guy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Morning, E.H. Thanks for your reply. Hmm . . . okay!

  7. kbgh

    kbgh Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you are having as crazy weather in Florida as we are here in Eastern Pennsylvania. I know our chickens are just now getting back into cycle and I feel the weather is to blame. I suspect that this weather related and would affect more than chickens, Emu's are trying to follow natural instincts and if the weather is a trigger, then that might explain the delay's in egg laying this year. kerry
  8. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Found two more today.....
  9. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2010
    Shady Hills, FL
    Congrats on the eggs. Looking forward to put them in my incubator - - hint hint [​IMG]
  10. Calla

    Calla Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2012
    England UK
    Hi Yoda hope egg has arrived, it needs resting for 24 hours in normal room temperature, before incubating, turning 3 x in meantime, in case any airbubbles, or it may not hatch, just in case you don't know.
    Sadly we can't candle this eggs, unlike any other eggs. [​IMG]


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