Story: Exotic farm animals

Ostrich and eggs

Ostrich and eggs

A female ostrich monitors her eggs and those of another female. Some ostrich farmers remove the eggs to a hatchery, while others leave the birds to do the job of hatching the eggs.

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Jim Esson, 'Exotic farm animals - Ostriches and emus', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 March 2023)

Story by Jim Esson, published 24 Nov 2008