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  Birds - Emu
Adult Emus are covered with shaggy grey-brown feathers except for the neck and head, which are largely naked and bluish-fl.
It is estimated that the Emu population is 625,000-725,000, with 100,000-200,000 in Western Australia and the majority of remaining populations in New South Wales and Queensland.
Emus are nearly fully grown at one year, and may breed at 20 months.
www.amonline.net.au /birds/factsheets/emu.htm   (761 words)

  Emu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Emus are large flightless birds that reach up to two metres (6.5 ft) in height (1–1.3 metres (3.2–4.3 ft) at the shoulder) and weigh between 30 and 45 kilograms (66–100 pounds).
Emus live in most habitats across Australia, although they are most common in areas of sclerophyll forest and savanna woodland, and least common in populated and very arid areas.
Emu leather has a distinctive patterned surface, due to a raised area around the hair follicles in the skin; the leather is used in such small items as wallets and shoes, often in combination with other leathers.
www.knowledgehunter.info /wiki/Emu   (2547 words)

 Emu oil products of tomorrow for today from Emusing Secrets.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Emu Oil is a natural product with diverse applications and is available for consumers of all ages.
Emu Oil is a healthy, complex, topical or ingestible oil, which contains a natural anti-inflammatory and is trans-dermal.
Emu oil helps to soothe insect bites, cold sores, skin rashes, razor burns and is a wonderful moisturizer for dry skin, among other helpful and healthful applications.
www.emusingsecrets.com   (464 words)

 The IMF & the European Economic and Monetary Union - Factsheet
With a view to guiding markets in the run-up to EMU, it was agreed that exchange rate mechanism (ERM) central rates would be used as the basis for locking exchange rates on January 1, 1999, and Central Banks committed to ensure that these rates prevailed in the market on December 31, 1998.
From the start of EMU, participants' national currencies continued to circulate but as subunits of the euro rather than as independent currencies; euro notes and coins will be introduced on January 1, 2002 and national notes and coins will be withdrawn by June 30 of that year.
EMU is largely driven by the expectation of a number of economic benefits, including lower transaction costs, reduced exchange risk, greater competition, and a broadening and deepening of European financial markets.
www.imf.org /external/np/exr/facts/emu.htm   (1270 words)

 The EMU Speech Database System
EMU is a collection of software tools for the creation, manipulation and analysis of speech databases.
At the core of EMU is a database search engine which allows the researcher to find various speech segments based on the sequential and hierarchical structure of the utterances in which they occur.
EMU includes an interactive labeller which can display spectrograms and other speech waveforms, and which allows the creation of hierarchical, as well as sequential, labels for a speech utterance.
emu.sourceforge.net   (1024 words)

Emu feathers are brown, and grow in pairs with two shafts joined at the base.
Emu necks are often without feathers, and the skin is bluish.
Emus swallow quite large stones to help grind up the food in their gizzard.
www.kidcyber.com.au /topics/emu.htm   (502 words)

 emu farming- RIRDC: The New Rural Industries - A Hanbook for Farmers and Investors- emu farming
Emu oil is said to add a certain `quality' to cosmetics and while it is claimed that it is penetrating and effective in the treatment of muscle and joint pain, research into this has only just begun.
Emu meat, long term, is likely to be sold at a price similar to ostrich or venison and at present farmers are receiving around $9.00/kg for the 10 kg of major carcase muscle and $4-5.00 for the remaining 2 kg of trim produced by each bird.
Emu farming is a semi-intensive livestock enterprise requiring suitable land, fencing and water for adult and growing stock, reliable power for hatching and brooding chicks, shedding for young birds, feed-mixing facilities and easy access to a wide range of feed ingredients or prepared feed.
www.rirdc.gov.au /pub/handbook/emu.html   (2196 words)

 ADW: Dromaius novaehollandiae: Information
Emus pair in December and January, two birds defending a territory of about 30 square km while the female lays her clutch of eggs in April, May and June.
In captivity, emu females were able to be left in the same enclosure as the male when he was tending the young, which may suggest some sort of family relationship.
Emus have benefitted from man's activities in inland Australia, because the establishment of watering points for sheep and cattle has provided permanent water where there was none before, and so much of Australia is unoccupied or used as open rangeland that the emu is in no danger of extinction.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /site/accounts/information/Dromaius_novaehollandiae.html   (1402 words)

 Starting Your Own Emu Farm
It has been our experience that it may take an emu bird more than a year to begin laying at their normal rate when removed from high quality feed and placed on lower grade feed.
Emus are not polygamous and must be bred in pairs to do their best.
Emu Supply Company feels environment in emu ranching is like location is as to real estate.
www.emusupply.com /startingyourfarm.htm   (702 words)

 Emu - Dromains novaehollandiae
The emu used to fly at one time, but lost the ability because they had no predators and didn't need to fly anymore.
Emu chicks are killed by dingoes, foxes, and feral cats.
The adult emu's are killed by humans, for there isn't a large enough animal left in Australia to take it down.
www.blueplanetbiomes.org /emu.htm   (334 words)

 Emu - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The Emu is not illegal per se, but it is frowned upon due to copyright law.
It is impossible to outrun an emu (their method of running is the emu equivalent of roundhouse kicking the ground with every step), your only hope is that it doesn't notice you.
Emus were also responsible for the the great emu battle of 1876, in which they terrified Australians and, people have claimed, ate babies.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Emu   (1004 words)

Emus are very mobile quick runners (up to 50 kph), running with a bouncy, swaying motion.
Emus are generally nomadic, with some emus roaming over hundreds of kilometers.
Emus are found throughout Australia from Woods to scrubland to grassland to desert
home.iprimus.com.au /readman/emu.htm   (337 words)

 AG Online Emu Information
EMU were originally imported to the United States from 1930 to 1950 as exotic zoo stock.
EMU OIL is one of the most exciting and vital products generated from the native Australian bird known as the "EMU." The EMU is the second largest living bird on earth standing on average 5'6" tall and weighing approximately 150 lbs.
EMU OIL is currently undergoing testing in Australia and the United States for it's effectiveness on Arthritis pain as well as it's ability to heal sprains and bruises caused by sports and other activities.
www.agonline.com /agonline/emuinfo.htm   (1202 words)

 Parks Victoria Fact File
Emu wings are about the size of a hand and are useful in hot weather helping the bird to cool itself.
Emus are also skilled swimmers — in fact they love to play in water or mud.
Emu oil is used in cosmetics and in the treatment of muscle and joint pains such as arthritis.
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au /education/factfiles/16.htm   (879 words)

 What Impact Will EMU Have on European Securities Markets? - Finance & Development - September 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
EMU members will no longer be able to take their "home-currency" market for granted when investors can search among different sovereign issuers for their preferred risk-return profiles.
EMU is likely to accelerate the growth of competition, the consolidation, and the technological innovation that have characterized equity markets in recent years.
EMU will boost the demand for options contracts on interest rate spreads and allow inves-tors to hedge credit-risk spreads between bonds of high-debt countries and the euro benchmark.
www.worldbank.org /fandd/english/0997/articles/0100997.htm   (2970 words)

 Emu Oil, Grade A, AEA Certified Fully Refined - FNWL
Emu oil has been reported to have the extraordinary ability to penetrate the skin, and it can be an effective carrier oil for skin care.
In short, studies have suggested that emu oil is anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, encourages healing, stimulates skin, hair and nail growth, has a natural SPF, is a natural emollient and moisturizer, penetrates multiple layers of skin, is non-comedogenic, hypo-allergenic, prevents and diminishes scarring/stretch marks and more.
Our emu oil is processed and finished by one of the most highly regarded finishing facilities in the industry with years of experience in the refinement and finishing of superior quality food grade oils.
www.fromnaturewithlove.com /product.asp?product_id=oilemu&affiliate=32964   (649 words)

 Year 5 Australian Animals
The emu (dromaius novahollandiae) is regarded as a typical bird of Australia.
The emu lives in most habitats: arid mulga and spinifex, woodlands, eucalypt forests, alpine and coastal heaths, margins of wetlands and shores but not rainforests.
Emus need large amounts of water, they squat down to their knee joints to reach the water.
www.rochedalss.qld.edu.au /emu.htm   (443 words)

 Eastern Michigan University
EMU regents take the first step in formation of a presidential search committee.
Updates to the University's 16 safety and security strategies are online, as is EMU's Annual Security Report (PDF).
EMU's All-Steinway School Initiative kicked off its $2-million campaign with a special piano concert.
www.emich.edu   (150 words)

 Eastern Mediterranean University
EMU has been ranked in 1401st position, according to the July 2007 results of Webometrics World Universities’ Ranking.
According to the same ranking methods, EMU is in thirteenth position amongst universities in Turkey.
Sand Statue and Festival was held on 26th of May 2007 at EMU Beach Club between 10:00-20:00.
www.emu.edu.tr   (287 words)

 Eastern Michigan University: About EMU
Since 1849, EMU has been committed to the highest standards in the classroom, the community and the world.
With 24,000 students of all ages and walks of life from around the globe, we are able to combine a world-class university with a thriving, connected community environment.
EMU is an exciting place to visit, to study, to research, to teach, to work and to grow.
www.emich.edu /aboutemu   (196 words)

 Emu Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
The Emu is a large, flightless bird from Australia.
The emu is also very fast; it can run up to 30 mph (50 kph).
Reproduction: The emu's nest is a shallow hole by a bush; it is lined with leaves, grass, and bark.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/birds/printouts/Emuprintout.shtml   (247 words)

 Emu and R/Splus
Emu started it's life as a set of extensions to the Splus statistical language.
APS and the later MU+ systems were mainly a set of functions written in Splus with a small backend written in C to perform file i/o and database queries.
One of the design goals of Emu was to release the system from Splus and make it a more general standalone package that could be called from other environments.
emu.sourceforge.net /emu-splus.shtml   (600 words)

 The Truth About the Average Salary; An Analysis of Faculty Salary Comparisons | EMU AAUP
If the large research universities (UM, MSU and WSU) are removed from the analysis, EMU moves up in the rankings, but remains in the lower half of the institutions for the rank of Professor; Associate Professors are at a median point (5th out of 10).
EMU salaries appear elevated simply because the faculty are more senior - nearly half (48%) of EMU faculty are full Professors compared to about one third of the faculty at CMU and WMU and less than 20% of GVSU faculty.
If we were to assume that EMU full-time faculty included the 129 full-time lecturers with an average 2005-06 salary of $32,000, the average salary for All Faculty at EMU would fall from $63,322 to $58,088.
www.emu-aaup.org /node/218   (1395 words)

 Emu Oil Produces emu oil cosmetic, pharmaceutical, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Emu Oil is very helpful for muscle aches, pain management, arthritis, skin care,...
Emu oil is an oil made from the Emu.
Emu oil is approximately 70% unsaturated fatty acids.
microdermabrasion.ttoam.com /Emu+Oil.html   (742 words)

 Global Economy: European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) - Expand Your Insight - FRB Dallas
One of the most immediate effects of EMU will be to accelerate the development of the single market in Europe and make it a lot easier for U.S. corporations to do business there.
There is also the more substantive fact that the pre-monetary union behavior of both the public and private sectors is a bad predictor of their behavior once the monetary union is in place.
EMU constitutes a regime change for monetary policy in Europe, and one thing modern macroeconomics teaches is that the behavior of workers and investors will change when the policy regime changes.
www.dallasfed.org /eyi/global/9902emu.html   (1582 words)

 EMUMAIL : Customizable Webmail, Calendar, and Email Outsourcing Services
Let EMU build the gateway to your email accounts, no matter where you are.
Webmail is your turnkey solution allowing your company and customers, or your university and students, to check their email from any computer.
The EMU Education Edition comes packaged with the new EMU Group Calendar, support for Classmate Group lists, and special pricing for all Education applications.
www.emumail.com   (373 words)

 Wildlife Facts - Emus
Emus cannot fly, but with their very strong legs and toes, they can run in bursts of up to 50km/hour (or approx.
Emus have nests on the ground,and after the mother emu has laid her 5-11 eggs, the
Tangles is a very sensitive, very shy emu who desperately wants to fly like the other birds and won't listen to anyone who tries to tell him that emus simply can't fly.
www.kipandco.com.au /Main/Wildlife/emus.html   (233 words)

 The Wonderful World of Emus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The emu can reach heights of up to six feet tall, and belongs to a group of birds called ratites, which are large, flightless birds.
Emus are very playful and affectionate, and they love to run and play together.
Many emu ranchers believe that the emu will be the food of the future, as they are also very easy to raise and care for.
www.worldkids.net /critters/birds/emus.htm   (424 words)

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