This publication contains selected resources on emu and ostrich farming and is intended to be a starting point for information seekers. Topics covered include: animal husbandry; reproduction (breeding techniques, fertility, hatching, genetics, etc.); housing and care in captivity; diet and nutritional requirements; feeds and feeding; rearing techniques; identification, treatment or prevention of diseases or disorders; farm management; slaughter and processing; markets and marketing; commercial products (feathers, leather, meat, emu oil, decorative eggs); and recipes and nutrient values of meat.
Special Reference Briefs series: SRB 97-06.
Compiled by Rebecca Thompson. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. August 1997. Supplement 2001.