My Emu hatching thread (come join me)

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by BellLisamo, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    Well, I got talked into hatching emu's to keep. [​IMG] I didn't take much convincing, they are big beautiful birds!

    I will set the 5 eggs tomorrow after my incubator is sure and stable.

    According to many websites, my incubator needs to be set at 96-97 degrees, and have a humidity of 30%-35%, then the last 3 days 50% - 55% humidity.

    PLEASE let me know if any of that is wrong before I get going.
    Also, i have various answers about how long it takes, so i think ill give a roundabout guess of 46-56 days. hahaha [​IMG]

    WISH ME LUCK!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    I would ABSOLUTELY LOVE to hatch with you but, I have no eggs. [​IMG] I am hoping to get some chicks soon as the gentleman that has them near me already has all his eggs in the bators. I will be watching this thread. Please post pics!
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Got one due in 12 days and it has been rocking for several days now. Can't wait till it hatches [​IMG]
     
  4. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    oh happyhens! i hope you get some from your neighbors!

    LilPeeps! Keep us updated! I would love to see pictures of the baby!
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Will do! [​IMG]
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I will be hatching along............. as soon as I get my eggs.... [​IMG]
     
  7. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Wishing you luck!!! Though I am not going to hatch any until next hatching season.(have my hands full with what I have now.)
     
  8. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    chickenzoo, im gonna go try to get some bubble wrap today. [​IMG]

    mags thanks for the wishes!!! Ive got chicks hatching today, so once they are done, in the emus go!!!!

    reminds me.... im sure yall want pics of the eggs..... ill put my button quail on it so u can be in awwwwweeee. LOL
     
  9. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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  10. josh

    josh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Western Kentucky
    Off the pamplet for my natureform incubator it says

    EMU

    For Incubation

    96.5 - 97.1 Temp

    33 - 43 % Humidity

    Transfer to hatcher at 48 days



    Hatcher

    96.5 - 97.1 Temp

    50 % Humidity

    Will hatch from 48 to 54 days.
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2010

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