Slap croc snag on barbie?
Emu in mince and sausage form is more popular but remains a very acquired taste.
“I don’t mind it,” Mr Travers said.
“It has a very strong gamy flavour and is really dark – the steaks are nearly black so it’s not appealing to look at.”
Sounds rough, but it does have a limited customer base.
“One woman bought stacks of it,” Mr Travers said.
“She lives up at Cape Trib and makes it into emu pies.”
Mighty Nice Meats cops a lot of passing tourist trade due to its spot in a shopping centre.
Curious visitors seem to prefer staple game meats like crocodile and that other star of the Australian coat of arms.
“We sell a fair bit of kangaroo, not just to tourists either,” Mr Travers said.
Croc and apple snags, roo and bacon sausages, quail, and poussin (chickens killed at just a few weeks old) are a few of his other strange offerings.