Ostrich Farming

Ostrich farming peaked in Southern Africa. The birds were farmed for their feathers and hides. Nowadays that has changed for people have realized that ostrich meat is lean and healthy to eat. In Namibia, farmers catch the wild birds under license or buy eggs or young birds. Ostriches are becoming more and precious because each and every part can be used. It is however expensive to rear ostriches on a large scale.