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.
ratites don't take bottles.