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The ostrich is the only bird that has two toes; the other ratites have three or four. Ostriches can live up to 75 years, with 50 years being the average. Adult males can reach eight feet in height and weigh as much as 400 pounds. The male is black, with white wing tips and tail plumes. The female is somewhat smaller than the male and duller in color, with light-brown and gray plumage
Ostrich chicks (2 - 3 weeks) : $250      
Ostriches 2 months :$300                
Ostriches 6 months : $500                
Ostriches 12 months : $800            
Sexually mature ostriches 2 years old : $1200           
Adult ostriches 3 years old : $1500                     
Family 4-5 years old : $3000            
Fertile Hatching eggs: $100 

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BREED DETAILS- COMMON OSTRICH (Struthio camelus)
The ostrich is the only bird that has two toes; the other ratites have three or four. Ostriches can live up to 75 years, with 50 years being the average. Adult males can reach eight feet in height and weigh as much as 400 pounds. The male is black, with white wing tips and tail plumes. The female is somewhat smaller than the male and duller in color, with light-brown and gray plumage. Young birds are mottled brown, and molt several times before attaining adult plumage. The ostrich will start breeding at about two to three years of age and may continue for up to 20 years. Ostriches will set up breeding “attachments,” usually pairs or one male and two females. Ostriches will start laying eggs around the first of April and continue laying as late as the end of August. Eggs are laid about every other day, with an average of about 40 eggs laid per year. Incubation takes about 42 days.
  • total height due to long legs and neck can reach 2.5 m;
  • weight 50-80 kg, some males can gain weight up to 100 kg;
  • the body is large and evenly feathered, the neck is bare;
  • the head is disproportionately small compared to the body;
  • eyes are large, framed with thick eyelashes, vision is sharp, which is also unusual for ordinary birds;
  • legs are muscular, two-toed, one with a sharp claw;
    • sternal keel absent;
    • the wings, although large, but undeveloped, are unsuitable for flight;
    • the ostrich is an excellent runner, reaching speeds of up to 70-90 km / h
      Home for the ostrich The presence of a spacious land plot is a prerequisite. Ideal if it is a meadow with flowering herbs. Know that you can buy ostrich chicks and keep them in a small room, but adult males and females require a lot of free space. The bird, thanks to its dense plumage, does not freeze even in the cold, therefore it feels good in the fresh air and in the cold. The room is still required. It should be at least 3 meters high so that a tall bird does not injure its head. The floor is covered with dry straw, heating is usually not provided. Another prerequisite is the presence of a walking area. The territory must be surrounded by a fine mesh, the height of the fence is at least 2-2.5 m. For 4 individuals, an area of 75 m² will be sufficient. How much does an ostrich cost and how to feed it How much does an ostrich cost? Its price is high, so it is worth considering a feeding plan so that the ostriches grow up healthy and strong. In nutrition, this bird is not fastidious. Her diet usually consists of plant foods and various vitamin supplements. Ostriches buy price eat:
      • green food, compound food, chopped root vegetables, carrots, cabbage, beets, hay etc.
    • Food is swallowed whole. Feeding on pastures, they can swallow insects or small lizards together with grass. Stones are often eaten to help normalize digestion.