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  • Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Breed Size:
    Large Fowl
    This is a very large (up to 72 inches/6 feet tall) bird, native to Australia. There was a very large boom of emu consumption in the US... birds were going for up to $800 for one. However, that bubble popped, and now they are almost considered a loss to farm, unless commercially farmed.
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  • Breed Details:
    These birds can be very nice, or very evil. It depends on the upbringing. Emus will need to be handled when they are born so that they are not completely feral when they are adults. These birds can get up to 120 lbs, and run 40 mph. These are FLIGHTLESS birds, as are all ratites.







Recent User Reviews

  1. Lizard King
    Pros - Crazy, Funny, Caring, Great Pets
    Cons - Sometimes Pick On Eachother
    I Love Emus And I Really Want Some!
  2. Poultryboy15
    Pros - loving, caring and fun
    Cons - can be mean, when with chicks
    love ours we raised our from 6 hatching eggs we got for 1,000 only for hatched and now they are only 4 yrs old. we play with them every chance we get we will go up and tag one of them and run off them they will chase us and peck us them we will have to chase them ( can never catch them)
  3. pidgey104
    Pros - Funny, Crazy, Birds
    Love ours. They can be quite crazy. Our wants us to chase them. They'll coming running up to us peck our fingers then run like crazy the other dierection. Then they'll fall on the ground roll jump straght up in the air and take off again.​

User Comments

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  1. Aspen Anderson
    Ok that's it. Where do I get myself an emu? :lol:
  2. Jayecookie
    There was an emu named patches I got to know, he would live with the goats, sheep, and mini cows. Sweetest guy. The one thing of interest is he likes feet. Mostly to pick the dirt or "bugs" off the bottom of your shoes. we would lift up our leg and he would sit down and lightly peck the sole of our boots. Love him so much!
  3. cicilianb97
    i think that they would be awesome to have but i personally want a rhea or two
  4. collingwood
    I wish I could have Emus!
  5. 6Esandchicks
    sounds like a fun game
  6. Gigiintheforest
    I love this!! Hope my chicks have that much fun...

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