How fast can emus run?

Answer Emus are large flightless birds that can run up to 30 miles per hour; in fact, the scientific name Dromaius novaehollandiae means "swift-footed New Hollander." Emus have three forward facing toes, ... Read More »

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How do I farm emus?

An emu is part of the ratite family of birds, which also includes the kiwi, ostrich, cassowary and rhea. They live for about 30 years, laying eggs every three to five days. Most emu farmers handle ... Read More »

Do emus have teeth?

Emus do not have teeth, therefore when they swallow food, they will also swallow rocks to help grind up the food. The food and rocks both go into the emus' gizzard where it is ground up and then di... Read More »

Are emus related to poultry?

Both the emu and such poultry as turkeys and chickens belong to the class Aves (the birds). But they belong to different bird families and even different orders, according to the National Center fo... Read More »

Are Emus Killed to Make Emu Oil?

Emus are amongst the largest birds native to Australia. The majestic birds provide a valuable oil for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. However there has been some question whether emu oil... Read More »