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Genetic parameters for ostrich incubation traits in South Africa
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2009)
Data obtained from a pair-mated ostrich flock located at Oudtshoorn, South Africa, were used to estimate genetic parameters for egg weight (EWT), weight of day-old chicks (CWT), water loss to 21 (WL21) and 35 (WL35) days ...
The effect of extensive human presence at an early age on stress responses and reactivity of juvenile ostriches towards humans
(MDPI -, 2018)
The effect of extensive human presence and regular gentle handling performed at an early age (0–3 months old) on stress responses and reactivity of juvenile ostriches towards humans was investigated. A total of 416 ostrich ...
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 ...