British Domesticated Ostrich Association

Economics and Commercialisation of Ostrich Production


Graphics can tell a great story. The following discussions give some clues on the opportunities and a greater understanding of the Economics of Livestock Production.


Global Meat Requirements Increase By 50% by 2025

Red Meat Specie Loose Market Share

Ostrich Most Feed Efficient

Ostrich can recover market share of Red Meat Specie

Understanding the economics of modern livestock production systems is the key to understanding the untapped opportunities with Ostrich production.

Trebling the average slaughter bird production per hen, doubling meat yields and slaughtering younger are all proven possible and very achievable with the right production methods. Achieving these goals increases revenue and reduces unit costs significantly.

Bulletin 95 – Cutting the Costs of Ostrich Production pdf

Bulletin 82 – Understanding Difficulties of Economic Ostrich Processing pdf

Bulletin 97 – Future Potential of Ostrich Production pdf

WOA Newsletter No. 30 pdf

WOA Newsletter No. 31 pdf

WOA Newsletter No. 32 pdf

Bulletin 96 – Ostrich Industry Review 2004 pdf