Ostrich growers are rapidly expanding their flocks throughout the world to meet the increasing demand for high quality ostrich livestock and ostrich products.
During the breeding season (approximately Feb-Oct. in the Philippines) a good ostrich hen lays an egg every other day if the eggs are removed for artificial incubation. If the eggs are left with the birds to incubate, the eggs are set after a clutch of a dozen or so eggs are laid. Most producers begin the incubation process one day a week to ease the workload. After approximately 42 days of incubation with controlled temperature and humidity, an ostrich egg hatches. Continue reading here