well i did it !AGIAN! i eggs and placed them in the incubator TUNE IN

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by coo coo cachoo, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. coo coo cachoo

    coo coo cachoo Out Of The Brooder

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    like title says . new eggs in the bator . we purchased a pair of emu eggs off e-bay. the eggs were laied last Saturday so this is our first incubation. we dont know if they will hatch but we will try.
    we built a special bator with a mini fridge and a small room heater. and purchased the bilbis thermostat controller. the egg turner is a little giant with most of the trays removed but 2 and a pair of napkin holders bent to shape to fit emu eggs. we also purchased 2 thermometers 1 egg thermometer and 1 mercury thermometer for veterinarians . we have a good temp of about 97.5 . cross your fingers for us.
    i will get pics up soon
     
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  2. coo coo cachoo

    coo coo cachoo Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    I hope they hatch!!! Emu eggs can be really expensive! Keep us posted [​IMG] Too bad it will be too hard to candle [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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  5. JROOSTER

    JROOSTER Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So what is the incubation time on emu eggs??
     
  7. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Around 54 days or so...
     
  8. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! Good luck! I hope they both hatch for you!!
     
  9. dak

    dak geek dvm

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    Saw those auctions on ebay. Were they packed well?
     
  10. coo coo cachoo

    coo coo cachoo Out Of The Brooder

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    yes packed very well. but the box was not labeled. to me that's a big no no. it should say LIVE EGGS or LIVE EMBRYOS . he also provided me with good info of the parent stock and the hatch date . another problem, (to me) he sent the eggs on a saturday! shipping should be done on a mon or tue
     

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