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Ranchers Find Hope in Flightless Bird’s Fat

The New York Times, 8 February 2013
Publié le : 8 février 2013
 Jim Robbins 
HAMILTON, Mont. — The Wild Rose Emu Ranch is a survivor in an unusual business.

In 1998, there were some 5,500 farms and ranches across the country raising emus, the gawky, five- to six-foot-tall flightless birds; now, the best guess is that there are 1,000 to 2,000. Once, emus were viewed as a potential growth industry, a godsend to struggling farmers.

But the industry’s downward trajectory may have been stayed.

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