GROWING AND NUTRITION OF OSTRICHES
Breeding ostriches - what's the use? Ostrich Meat Ostrich meat is primarily harvested for its outstanding taste and nutritional qualities. It is characterized by low content of fat and cholesterol. They pay for one adult ostrich. Ostrich Eggs Another product that you can get from an ostrich is eggs. An ostrich egg weighs about 1.5 kg, which is equivalent to about 20 pieces of chicken eggs. One egg bought directly from a breeder costs about PLN 50, while in retail chains prices for ostrich eggs can be twice as high. Ostrich eggs are not only an interesting sight on the table, but also a great value for health. They have a delicate taste and much less cholesterol than chicken eggs. Ostrich leather Ostrich leather is also extracted, which is of great importance in the haberdashery market. Belts, handbags, gloves are made from it. About 1.2 m2 can be rented per person. The leather on the chest and back is of high quality and is most preferred by manufacturers.