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They're here! Now what?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by Sjisty, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    My first emu eggs came today. They are absolutely beautiful. I can't wait to put them in the 'bator!

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  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Incubator at 96-97% humidity 33% until closer to hatch then up it to %3% I think..... Turn everyday as often as you can. [​IMG]
     
  3. IHeartCapnHook

    IHeartCapnHook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Assuming it is okay to have it in the cabinet bator with the auto turners on????
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I never thought I'd say this but WOW !!!! such cool looking egg's almost too nice to do anything but look at. then again Emu's are cool too.

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  5. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Me too Al, I'm thinking I'd be hard pressed to let them hatch, I'd just want them to be decorations! But I understand they are a bit pricey and I THINK it takes a long time to develop an egg laying hen, so....hatch away and BEST OF LUCK. Doesn't it take 50+ days to hatch? Let us know how it goes. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yes for all those reason's I would hatch away also, I wonder if those egg ship well or if they have the same problems as shipped chicken egg's. I still cannot get over how irridecent they are almost metalic looking. If it does take 50 day's or so to hatch & I don't know but Wow what a brood hen.

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  7. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, so pretty! I know diddly about them, so will leave that to the experts, but I hope you'll update us, can't wait to see the babies!
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  8. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me either. Bring on the emu's !!!! So don't those things chase you and spit? Or do I have them mixed up with something else?[​IMG]
     
  9. twister

    twister Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i've never seen an emu egg.. those are preeeeettty! gl on the hatch!
     
  10. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    JustAChickenLittle&More :

    Me either. Bring on the emu's !!!! So don't those things chase you and spit? Or do I have them mixed up with something else?[​IMG]

    I don't know - isn't is llamas that spit? Anyway, I put the eggs to bed in the incubator on Christmas eve, so we're looking at late February hatch. I can't candle them, so it's going to be a looooong 50+ days.​
     

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