EMU eggs are the most important product available in emu farm. In the starting period, the eggs should be used for the purpose of reproduction. Later on, the eggs are used for growing fleshy young ones. The eggs production & hatching always remain everlasting process in the business of emu farming. In the coming years, EMU eggs production will positively make large amount of income. EMU birds normally have a life for 30 to 40 years of age and capable for reproduction for at least 25 years. Hence with a small investment on EMU eggs one can obtain long-term production & profit. A single bird gives minimum twenty and maximum forty eggs every year. The EMU eggs are dark-green in color and each weighs 400 to 600 gms.
The consumption of EMU meat possess healthy food as it has low cholesterol, high on protein, 98% fats free. In India there are estimated 1,000 EMU farms, 300 in Maharashtra itself are up and running in the today.
Each bird can give up about 25 kg of meat. With the increase in EMU farms, there is about 33,000 Tons of EMU meat being produced in India per year, which is a part of 1.9 million Tons of chicken meat produced in the country every year. The EMU meat is considered healthy alternative for other red-meat variants such as lamb or beef. It is an extremely nutritious, with fat free and low cholesterol which is much lower than in any other kind of red meat.
Being a nutritional food, EMU meat is rich in proteins and also contains abundance of iron, vitamin B-12. As per the modern research, EMU meat is an excellent diet for people suffering from any kind of heart disease. EMU meat has very less fat, it is highly digestible, very tasty and hence it serves as a very good alternative for mutton and chicken. Therefore, there is a great demand for EMU meat in the international market too. more...
A number of studies have been conducted throughout the world to know various facts of the usage of Emu oil and its composition, benefits, applications in different industries and further, the resulting properties of mixture prepared with the oil.
Usually, Emu oil has been used as a pain relieving treatment of muscle strains and joints. Further medical practice with Emu oil has shown a fact that it is various other beneficial anti-inflammatory properties and has ability to penetrate the skin. It also provides protection from solar UV rays. The skin penetration effect shows to be related to its non-phosphorous composition.
Our skin has no phosphorous in it. If you apply anything on your skin in which phosphorous is present, your skin works accordingly to keep it from penetrating. You place anything on your phospholipids’ deficient or zero phosphorus skin at anytime, it penetrates right through.
Researchers have found that compound present in EMU oil is the key to its effectiveness. That compound molecule is supposed to be a collagen. The Collagen in the diluted form is mostly found in chickens and turkeys. However, the test performed on EMU birds shows that this molecule is present in an extremely concentrated form.
Emu Oil used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals is increasingly undergoing in more research processes to obtain more products. Emu oil with various properties are using for following purposes.
Significant epidermal proliferative activity
Significant wound healing agent
Significantly reduces recent keloid scarring
Appears to promote faster healing of burns with less pain and scarring
Emu Oil is most important Emu product which is used in skin ointments, cosmetic products and excellent medicine for arthritis. It gets easily absorbed in human skin. It is also used as a pain killer. The fatty acids present in this oil decree research. The medicinal value of this oil encourages various countries to capture international markets in producing new cosmetics creams by using EMU oil. It is considered as a great business to enter in to international market.
EMU Feathers are double quilted, eye-catching and velvety to the touch. They are soft, light colored and non-allergic to use in various applications. These feathers are in great demand in the industries like fashion, art and craft etc. They are also used for household purposes such as feather duster, feather pad, fans, bows, weather-proof apparels, and pillows, blazers, sweaters, jewelry and decorative items.
Being soft and smooth, EMU skin has a great demand in international leather industry for producing innovative fashionable goods. A wide range of attractive goods can be produced from EMU skin. A healthy grown up EMU bird can give 6 to 8 sq. ft. leather.
EMU leg skin has same look and feel like snake or crocodile skin.