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which is better?

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Re: which is better?

Postby pat » Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:00 pm

veralidaine wrote:Lasergrl, that was a very informative article but it doesn't seem to include birds. From what others have said here, it seems that maybe bottle-raised male rheas are aggressive upon reaching sexual maturity but bottle-raised male emus aren't? Are you familiar with these species?

Also, I guess what I got from that article was; if you have no way of avoiding bottle-feeding the animal yourself, always neuter before sexual maturity.


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Re: which is better?

Postby Nicophorus » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:57 pm

I have a pet Emu and its pretty docile with me and lets me handle him/pet him. Not puppy dog tame, but well enough.

I really would like some of the other rattites, maybe with time.

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