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Ratites

Emu | Ostrich

Ratites are flightless birds such as the ostrich, emu, rhea, cassowary and kiwi. The ratites currently being produced and marketed for meat and and a variety of other products in this state are the ostrich and emu. The ostrich originated in Africa and the emu in Australia. This industry has just developed during the last several decades in the United States.

 

NCDA&CS Markets Division, Tom Slade, Director
Mailing Address: 1020 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1020
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Room 402, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3100; FAX: (919) 733-0999