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Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by Barefoot Bliss, Feb 4, 2015.

  1. Barefoot Bliss

    Barefoot Bliss Hatching

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    I am hatching out Emus ( First time) and day before yesterday they started Peeping In the Shell ( Exciting Right!). So my question is - How long after you hear peeping do they start busting out to meet everyone? And when should I step in to start helping?
     

  2. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    I dont know about EMmus but with hcikens i give mine about 24 hours to do things alone then i start to worry!
     
  3. Barefoot Bliss

    Barefoot Bliss Hatching

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    Thank you SO much for reply!
    I have been told From 12 hours to a week, Chickens, Ducks, Geese, but no one seems to know with emus. lol Geese are at a week, I am wondering if emus are longer maybe? since egg is bigger, shell thicker., no clue, We are on day three, they are still peeping, I dont want to lose them after 2 months in incubator.
     

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