Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals: Farming of Ostriches

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Paperback - March 2003 - AU $25.00

PDF - March 2003

Guide for all people responsible for the welfare and husbandry of ostriches that have been bred and/or reared in captivity.

This code is intended as a guide for all people responsible for the welfare and husbandry of ostriches that have been bred and/or reared in captivity. Considered in this document are the basic behavioural, anatomical and physiological needs of ostriches, irrespective of the type of husbandry practiced, or the climatic conditions to which the ostriches are exposed.

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Paperback | March 2003 | $ 25.00
ISBN: 9780643069084 | 24 pages
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing


PDF | March 2003 |
ISBN: 9780643090194 | 24 pages
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Housing
    • General
    • Chicks
    • Juveniles
    • Yearlings
    • Mature Ostriches
  3. Protection from Hazards
  4. Food and Water
    • Food
    • Water
  5. Fencing and Yard Facilities
  6. Special Requirements
    • Inspections
    • Health
  7. Stock Management
    • Introduction
    • Safe Handling of Birds
    • Leg Rotation
    • Feather Removal
    • Impaction of the Proventriculus
    • Transportation
    • Transportation of Chicks
    • Juvenile and Adult Ostriches
    • Transport Hygiene
  8. Hatchery Management
  9. Humane Slaughter
  10. Contingency Plan