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Ostriches in Africa

  Today the ostrich is considered to be an African animal although the earliest evidence of their existence through archaeological findings dates back to over 50 million years ago in modern-day Mongolia. Please see the map below for a breakdown of the different sub-species of ostrich distribution.     There were historically 4 main groups…

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Breeding Ostriches

There are generally two methods of rearing to choose from which the ostrich farmers employ – one is called the trio-system and the other is called the flock-system. The trio-system is where you put two females and one male in an enclosed camp of approximately half a hectare in size.  They will have a nest and we go…