Monday, 8 February 2016

Emu Arrival

The three emu chicks have hatched! For the time being, they are called, Purple Jess, Pink Jess, and Slimy. Samples from their egg shells will need to be sent to a laboratory in order to determine what sexes they are.


Images and footage from hatch:





Prodigious Purple Jess is the first to hatch


Purple Jess enjoys a cuddle


A cardboard box containing a rubber mat and towel, with the edge over a night storage heater, makes a cosy corner for the hatchlings


Pink Jess and Slimy have pipped


'Identity jesses' made from leatherworking scraps


Slimy egg

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