Birch River, West Virginia 26610

Jim & Marcy Lilly     hlrinc@yahoo.com

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   Ostrich Links

*** An educational note - The correct pronunciation is: "ee-mew" ... Please do not spread the ignorance of pronouncing it "ee-moo"!! (After all - how do you pronounce menu?)


Check out  the site UNIQUELY EMU or BLUE EMU for more information on emu oil and how to buy some products.

RECIPES:  Very Berry Roast

Great Resources:
 Emu Today and Tomorrow  The Emu. . . America's Livestock Standing On Its Own Two Feet

EMU'S ZINE  the only online magazine devoted to emu products and your health.

Sugar Maple Emu Farm

  EGGS:     For Blown Eggs, hatching eggs both ostrich and emu check out Floeck's  Country Ranch


 EMU FEATHERS from Red Oak Farm

JEWELRY: Sugar Maple Emu Farm

Great Lakes Emu Products L.L.C.   We've been raising emu since 1985. We have emu and emu oil products available to purchase.

Very Berry Emu Roast
from Red Oak Farm

2 1/2 to 3 pound emu roast
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 can (16 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Sprinkle roast with salt and pepper.  Combine remaining ingredients.  Put roast in a slow cooker. Pour cranberry mix over roast, cover and cook for 4 to 5 hours.  Put on bed of lettuce for display and serve liquid
in gravy boat.




Sir Links A Lot This page will direct you to the latest news and best sites about Ostriches and Emus

Ostrich Resources Everything you need to learn about farming ostriches - Making soap, oil, shells, farming

American Ostrich Association

Ostriches On-Line  Forums, quick ostrich facts,  free ostrich newsletter

Ridgewood Ratites  We are a full service ostrich ranch and will be glad to give after sale support on chicks and eggs. Stop by for hands on experience on incubation and hatching. It will be worth your trip. Email or call us any time with any questions or problems you may have and we will help in any way we can.


If you own a domestic or exotic animal - please join Phoenix Exotic Wildlife Association, Inc.

This is a group of private owners from all across America which includes individuals, sanctuaries and breeders.
They are an organization of active members working to protect and maintain the rights of private ownership through responsible behavior.  We need to organize to stop groups that want to ban ownership of our beloved animals and let the government take over.
Click here for more info