looking to hatch a ostrich or emu egg in my class

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by teacher4, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. teacher4

    teacher4 New Egg

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    Does anybody know of a farm that raises ostrich or emu egg in central FL. I have looked online and can't find one that is still open. I am a fourth grade teacher and would love to hatch one of these eggs in my classroom. How hard is it to hatch a egg using a incubator?
     
  2. smokeyjoe

    smokeyjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you should be able to find some soon, they are starting in there laying season right now between November till March is when emu lay , I am too far away but keep looking , my emu laid there first egg November 1 and has laid 4 in all so far. good luck
     
  3. Nicophorus

    Nicophorus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do a emu egg. Ostrich egg would be MUCH harder to hatch.

    Mine have not laid yet, or maybe I have not looked under enough bushes yet :)
     
  4. smokeyjoe

    smokeyjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my girls lay inside there building where they know they will have a heat light they started laying November 1, I have 4 so far , good luck with your girls Nicophorus maybe they will start laying soon ,
     
  5. smokeyjoe

    smokeyjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's because laying season hasn't really started yet give it a weak or two and you shouldn't have any problem's with an incubator [​IMG]
     
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