Getting into Emus! Starting with eggs!

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by Farmerboy16, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    My Emu eggs came in the mail today!!! :celebrate

    The eggs are huge! :eek:

    The tan egg in the middle is a LF Buff Orpington egg.

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    I got the Genesis Hovabator running at 97 degrees, how long should I wait before putting the eggs in? The humidity is at 20 percent, is that ok? How often should I weigh them?

    Thanks for any help. So excited!!
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on your Emu eggs.
    I can't wait to get mine.
    I will also be putting mine in my Hovabator 1588.
     
  3. AnimalLady123

    AnimalLady123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're HUGE!! :)
     
  4. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    Thanks, I had set my eggs on the 15th at 4 pm.

    I had borrowed a digital scale from a neighbor, it does lb, oz, and grams!

    Egg D- 604 grams

    Egg E- 630 grams

    Ooh, can't wait until 48 days are over!
     
  5. ladychicken&Ducklover

    ladychicken&Ducklover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi..congratulations on the eggs.:yiipchick
    Ive been thinking about hatching some emus, however, I have no idea where to order eggs from..

    Could you let me know where you got yours?

    Thank you much.
     
  6. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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  7. Ashburnham

    Ashburnham Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can buy Emu eggs for hatching over there?? Amazing!
     
  8. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    you can also buy them directly from Kalaya Emu Estate (where many of us have gotten eggs).. they sell on ebay and also here: http://www.kalayaemuestate.com/catalog_i13009636.html

    for shipped eggs it seems to be better that the closer they are to you the better success rate you'll get for hatching
     

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