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Where Do You Sell Your Products?
Interesting question, and one which I am frankly amazed that anyone would
think I'd answer. After all, it is privileged
information....................oh, ok, I'll give you some hints.
Emu ranching is
currently a “farm to finish” operation.
There are many companies that have plans available to help you market the
end products, but it is up to you to get out there and develop a clientele. Some
of these companies do buy fat from "their people", but not all of them.
with the American Emu Association for a list of companies who provide a bird
for products program. In most of these programs you will provide the
bird, pay for processing and receive marketable products in return.
Some companies utilize the entire bird, others are interested only in your
fat. Study several of these companies and talk to people who use them before
By utilizing one of these oil programs, you don't have the insurance
liability expense or product development expense of starting from scratch.
whether or not you are going to market the meat, and if you do market it,
will you sell USDA, State Inspection or do custom slaughter. You
cannot sell custom slaughtered meat for human consumption, but you can sell
it to raw feeders. See our meat page for more information.
a list of local businesses within your county that might be interested in
selling your products
A. Health Food Stores
B. Beauty Shops
C. Barber Shops
E. Don't forget retired senior citizens with a background in MLM.
If they have a background in sales, like the product and can get it from you
wholesale and make a small profit, you may have a winner!
a list of fairs, arts and craft shows, etc. where you might be able to set
up a booth to sell feathers, clean blown eggs, claws, leather products, emu
an ad in your local county paper for a year. Why a year? So
people will get used to the idea of you being there, begin to think about
your product and decide they want it.
this with your family. If you go farm to fork, you will need their
- many people cannot eat beef without aggravating skin conditions, others need a
low cholesterol meat and don't want to give up red meat, still others eat emu as
a preventative measure against heart disease.
Products - Emu Oil is derived from the rendered, refined and processed fat of
For more information on Emu Oil, visit our News Page.
- depending on size, used in crafts, flower arrangements, on hats, as clothing
accents, fishing lures, jewelry, etc.
goods - whole body hides are used in home decor, finished leather products
include but are not limited to: wallets, key rings, key cases, checkbook covers,
travel organizers, clothing, and credit or business card holders.
Claws:- Emu claws are used in jewelry, on key chains, as clothing accents, in craft
are a more
specialized product, but are used by many artists across the world in natural
designs. Some of our customers paint scenes on the flat breastbone
of the emu, others use the ribs with the feathers and other items from nature in
wall hangings. Some people collect skulls or whole skeletons.
Eggs - There are two kinds of emu
eggs, bumpy and smooth. The smooth egg is prized for carving by Egg
Artists while the bumpy one is utilized in craft projects such as our Emu
Egg Bird House.
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