Ostrich Farming

Asked March 15, 2013, 7:16 PM EDT

How many pairs of ostriches can be farmed on 2 acres of land?

Outside United States

1 Response

If you are talking about breeding pairs, then only 1or 2, since each pair is recommended to have 1 to 3 acres. Usually the amount of land ostriches require depends on the quality of pasture and how much feed you want to supplement the ranging with. You may want to check this publication:
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/poulsci/tech_manuals/ostrich.pdf.