Starting from number six there are five new photographs on…

December 1, 2009 in webcams by MrFarmer

Starting from number six there are five new photographs on the Photo Page sent in by Lynne.

The Emu have not started to produce any more eggs as yet. December is when they are due to start laying but although we are looking every day there are none to be found. The Field that the Emu are in is quite steep and when we kept Ostriches we needed to look in the hedge at the bottom of the Field as some of the eggs would roll down the hill into the hedge. Last summer I found one egg in the hedge and we had not kept Ostrich for nearly eight years.

Another problem we had with the first year of laying young Ostriches when we kept them was that they would lay their eggs standing up. With Ostriches it is a long way for the eggs to drop to the ground and every one got cracked or finished up with a hole in them. At the time Ostrich eggs were selling for