Ostriches

Farming Practice

29.June 2020

The African ostrich was domesticated during the second half of the previous century in South Africa. Domesticated ostriches have been reared on Czech farms for their meat, leather and feathers since 1993. How egg laying and hatching take place? And what are the most frequent issues affecting ostriches?

Breeding and Fattening Ostriches

26.June 2020

Just twenty five years ago no one would have believed that there would be ostrich farms in this country. Which species of large flightless bird are suitable for farming and what should you feed them?