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School Lesson Plan now available

“The School Lesson Plan – Emus” is a new online resource for teachers. This informative overview of emus and the products they provide starts with a review of the Ratite family that includes ostrich, emu, cassowary, rhea and kiwi. This slide show...

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What’s An Emu ? – brochure

print the pdf brochure I suppose you’re wondering… What’s an Emu? Emus are native to Australia. Emus are 5 to 6 feet tall and weigh 90-130 pounds with short, stubby wings but, they cannot fly.  Emus are processed for their meat, fat, hides &...

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About Emus… – brochure

print the pdf brochure Facts for the Teacher Emus have been in Australia fr over 80 million years. Emus are members of the ratite family of birds, along with ostrich, rhea, cassowary and kiwi. Ratites have flat breastbones and no wing muscles, do they cannot fly. Emu...

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General Emu Fact Sheets

The following two printable general emu fact sheets provide a factual overview of the emu. Including anatomy, chicks, meat, eggs, feathers, leather, fat and oil. These sheets were created for teachers, but are relevant to anyone seeking more general information about...

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Founded in 1989, The American Emu Association is a non-profit trade association representing breeders, producers and marketers of emu meat, oil and other emu co-products. The emu industry is an alternative agricultural industry, dominated by the small farmer, who is devoted to humane and environmentally positive practices that will produce beneficial products for society. For more information about the American Emu Association (AEA) or the emu industry visit or call 541-332-0675.

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