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Woohoo! 4 emu chicks... and counting!

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by ChanceRider, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Enoch, my wonderful brooder boy, came through again this year! Today, 4 of the cutest emu chicks hatched, plus there are still 4 eggs under him. It's an emu chick jackpot! I'm already sad thinking that two of them will move to a new home this weekend. Since they're going to a relative nearby, we'll have frequent visits.

    I'll try to post pics when I get to my laptop. Woot!! Happy dancing :)
     
  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Congrats! I didn't know the males hatched the eggs.
     
  3. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, with emus it's the male who sits on the nest for roughly 56 days. They're such fascinating creatures to me, so inquisitive and prehistoric looking. And I *think* there's another hatchling this morning :D
     
  4. VannahRAe

    VannahRAe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrates! Can't wait to see pics:) I'm thinking about getting a couple emu babies
     
  5. SeramaChick

    SeramaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    I dearly want an emu. Just moved to a new house with a nice empty yard & barn! Can't wait to hear more about yours!
     
  6. KaPaDeLeo

    KaPaDeLeo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Chace Rider! How are the Emu babies doing? I love them when they are tiny! Oh BTW, what's up with 13 chickens? :)
     
  7. KaPaDeLeo

    KaPaDeLeo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Chance Rider! How are the Emu babies doing? I love them when they are tiny! Oh BTW, what's up with 13 chickens? :)
     

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