Ostrich Eggs

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by KarenandDerek, May 6, 2013.

  1. 29PalmsRanch

    29PalmsRanch Chirping

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    Sounds good thanks :)
     
  2. Quote:Unfortunately, we did not get any development inside our ostrich egg, it was either unfertilized or was shaken up in its 3,000 mile mailing...
     
  3. 29PalmsRanch

    29PalmsRanch Chirping

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    Ouch. Sorry to hear that.
     
  4. Quote:Yeah, we are a little disappointed, it would have been a neat project but we have enough on our hands with all of our emus!
     
  5. KarenandDerek

    KarenandDerek In the Brooder

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    I know the feeling.. Sorry to hear it!
     
  6. eggoland

    eggoland In the Brooder

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    My grandson had a question & I don't have the answer. How often do ostrich lay & do they sit on a clutch? My grandson & I were watching a show yesterday where they said that one ostrich egg equals two dozen chicken eggs. My grandson asked "Do ostrich lay like our girls?" I know I can always get the answers here. Thanks
     
  7. KarenandDerek

    KarenandDerek In the Brooder

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    We are egg cited ..we have 4 ostrich eggs in our reptile pro 6000 incubator..we put them in a room with fresh air flow via two windows open, a ceiling fan and not latching door of incubator so humidity is running 25 in incubator and room 28. We are turning manually every 4 hours. We have them standing up and have small air sacs showing..looking good for size.. Been there 7 days so far..wish us luck!!! Thanks in advance !!
     
  8. KarenandDerek

    KarenandDerek In the Brooder

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    It is day 41 and two of the 4 ostrich eggs have already hatched..they are so cute!! Running all over the place!! Now to teach them to eat !!!
     
  9. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Congratulations! Post pics when you get a chance.
     
  10. KarenandDerek

    KarenandDerek In the Brooder

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    I wish I knew how to post pix..I'm using my IPAD..maybe should use laptop..got tons of pix and videos!! We named them Okra and Olive!! We love them!!!
     

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