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Production and slaughter performance of ostriches fed full-fat canola seed
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2018-09-26)
Full-fat canola seed (FFCS) is a locally produced alternative protein source that has potential for inclusion in the diet of ostriches. Chicks aged 84 days and weighing 24.7 ± 0.36 kg were fed five iso-nutritional diets ...
Feeding preferences of ostriches towards the inclusion of full-fat canola seed in grower diets
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2018-11-20)
The largest expense of an intensive ostrich production unit is feed cost (ca.75%). Protein makes up a great portion of feed for monogastric animals and this expense can be lowered by utilizing locally produced feedstuffs ...