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HISTORY OF THE L&R EMU FARM

We started this wonderful adventure about ten years ago.

We discovered this beautiful bird, the emu, while watching the agricultural program on television: "La semaine verte", and we fell in love instantly. The emu is a flightless bird which is part of the ratite family along with the ostrich, rhea, cassowary and kiwi.
We purchased Nat and Pat, which, since then produce between 25 and 35 eggs a year. The eggs hatch in our incubator and our hatchery after about 50 days.

When they reach approximatly 2 years of age, the emus are sent to be butchered. The emu meat is considered a red meat without cholesterol, with a taste close to filet mignon or horse meat. Different cuts are available: filets, steaks, cubes and ground.

We recuperate the fat from the bird's back and make the oil that is the base of our product line: PRELISE PRODUCTS

Emu oil has anti-inflamatory, moisturizing, antibacterial properties and is allergy-free. It contains natural collagen and cortisane as well as Omega 3, 6 and 9. Furthermore, emu oil penetrates the skin quickly and deeply without leaving a greasy residue.

Emu oil allows us to make soap, shampoo, conditioner, hand cream, shower gel and body lotion... all made with natural 100% pure emu oil !

In order to introduce the emu and the different products we make from its oil, we distribute our products all year round in health stores, drug stores, beauty clinics and fairs in different parts of Quebec. We are open to visitors with appointments.

We look forward to have the pleasure of meeting you in order to show you our passionate work and the making of the products we love.

Respectfully yours, Lise and RenÚ Peterson, emu breeders and owners of Prelise Products.