Growing juvenile ostrich

  • 45 pages

  • Published: 1 Jan 2000

  • Author(s): Champion, Scott, Weatherley, Jane

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The report outlines aspects of the current knowledge base with respect to ostrich nutrition, particularly as it relates to the grazed environment. It details grazing experiments undertaken to investigate the growth of juvenile ostrich on Australian pastures and the interaction with and role of supplementation. Additionally, aspects of ostrich behaviour are also examined in an effort to understand the best way to manage juvenile ostrich especially with respect to supplementary feeding.