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  • Factors affecting ostrich leather traits 

    Van Schalkwyk, Salmon Jacobus (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although small, the South African ostrich industry contributes 60% to the total world production of slaughter ostriches. Ostrich leather contributes more than 50% of the R2.1 billion turnover of this ...

  • Studies on the hatching, growth and energy metabolism of ostrich chicks : Struthio Camelus var. Domesticus 

    Swart, Derick (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 1988-03)
    Farming with ostriches became established as a new stock-farming activity in South Africa around 1863. Ostrich feathers were then the only commercial product of that activity and fifty years later still held fourth place ...