The Emus Are Hatching! Update-> New Problem!

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

  1. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    Michigan
    So I looked in the incubator, and lo and behold an egg is cracked halfway open! The emus are officially hatching, even though they should be hatching on Friday! Ahh! I'm so excited! [​IMG]

    I'm putting a webcam up on them tonight, will post the link back asap.
    Link to webcam hatching:

    http://vid.whitehousequail.com
     
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  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Just think, the more they push around, the stronger their legs are, and in Emu's strong legs are everything..... [​IMG]
     
  4. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    Michigan
    Uggh.. I just ran into another problem.

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    It looks like the yolk was not all the way absorbed, is this right? The hole/sore is in a really weird place, I don't think it's the vent, but it also could be the nave. What do you think?
     
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  5. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    I have never raised emu, but it looks like a chickens umbilicus... Not 100% sure though... [​IMG]
     
  6. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep it doesnt go into the vent. will look a bit oozey and swollen but shouldn't have much mass hanging out
     
  7. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    any other pictures we can see of your chicks?
     
  8. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    Michigan
    Will do!
     

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