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Question about meat emus

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by RomeoKat, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. RomeoKat

    RomeoKat Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 24, 2014
    South-central Virginia
    I have seen so much info that if an emu chick develops splayed legs, there's no way to recover. I'm wondering if that means that there's no way to raise them to slaughter weight? I. E., they don't survive/thrive long enough with the deformation?

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