I'm considering getting a pair of the critters. We do have farm market customers who have indicated they would buy emu products if they were offered. But my immediate goal is just to see if we like them enough to get into them on a more moderate scale. The coyote problem in our county is to the point where I'm drawing plans to construct 6 foot welded wire runs for the valuable breeding chicken flocks I own. It would be easy enough to make a couple pens big enough for emus to run. Looks like I can order commercial ratite feed from a local feed store or potentially have the mill I use do a custom grind.
Anyone own any emu that could give me the pros and cons?