First time hatching Emu eggs, Wish me luck!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Colourful, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Colourful

    Colourful Chirping

    Jan 30, 2013
    Australia, NSW

    I've just ordered 6 emu eggs from Western Australia (I'm on the other side of the country) and now I'm wondering what I'm going to do when they get here.

    I would love some advice on temp and humidity because so far I've gathered that it should be 97.5F and 30-40% but the first time I tried to hatch chicken eggs I did so with 70% humidity until I learnt better so I figure I shall ask BEFORE I put them in the incubator.

    So here are my Questions before I get started:
    - How long should I let them sit before putting them in the incubator?
    - What should I have my humidity at?
    - What day should I pop them into lock-down (and what humidity should they be at for it)?

    I have more Questions that I'll pop up when I think of them and anyone else with questions on the breed can pop them up here too (so we can all help each other [​IMG])

    I'll pop up some pics when they get here of them as well as the packaging.


  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas

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