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

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

Primary Industries Report Series 84

24 pages
Publishers: CSIRO Publishing / PISC (SCARM)


    Paperback - 2003
ISBN: 9780643069084 - AU $ 25.00

download PDF - 2003
ISBN: 9780643090194
 

 

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.

 

 

  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
 

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