My Baby Rheas have started Hatching!!!

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by texascowboy1979, May 11, 2011.

  1. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Baby Rheas have started Hatching!!! There are still 30 eggs to go. Out of seven babies, one died, I think mabye he might have been squashed... of the babies I have 4 whites and 2 greys. They are BREATH TAKING... these photos will make you want to buy Rheas!!! of the Adults, I have 2 male whites, 2 female whites and 2 female grays. So all the gray babies are split to white. More photos as they progress and more babies hatch.

    Enjoy..

    Two Males sharing the Nest
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    Can you see the 2 babies?
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    Dont you just love them!
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    Hiding under daddies wing!
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    Looks like he's dancing.
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    How lovely and fluffy!
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  2. hipeatall

    hipeatall Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow! what beautiful birds! i checked out your website... those golden/yellow eggs are gorgeous too. Thank you for sharing these pics [​IMG]
     
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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    OOOh now I want some! But i dont think Mommy and Daddy would allow any. They sure are cute! [​IMG]
     
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Wow, those are some impressive photos, gorgeous birds, and adorable babies! Congratulations, I think this is such a wonderful post. [​IMG]
     
  5. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    The most interesting thing is.. the Male took all the broken egg shell out of the nest and placed them along the fence line. I guess so as not to attract ants to the nest??? VERY VERY Smart BIrds! Im very impressed. I cant wait for the babies to grow so i can release them into the pasture.
     
  6. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so awesome! How cute are those little babies~ and what gorgeous eggs.... All I have to say is that my neighbors would definately report me if I had one of those!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW can you spare 2 after the 30 hatch...... [​IMG]
     
  8. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Trade??? We can make a deal...
     
  9. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2 thanks for pics....[​IMG]
     
  10. TiffyG

    TiffyG Out Of The Brooder

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    So pretty! Thank you for sharing!
     

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