Emu are generally very docile. Emu tend to be intensely curious creatures. Emu chicks hatch from eggs ranging in size from 400 to 900 grams in weight, with the average being near 550 grams or about 1.25 pounds.
Mature Emu is 5 to 6 1/2 feet tall and can stretch to over 7 feet. At 14 to 18 months of age they will weigh between 80 and 120 pounds. Many female Emu can lay eggs before they are 2 years old, whereas males attain sexually maturity between 3 and 4 years of age. At 4 years old, the well cared for Emu will weigh between 120 and 150 pounds.
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