GotBirdsOnline.com
Click here to see GotBirdsOnline.com pictures
GotPetsOnline Pictures
 

Home  >Birds > Landfowl > Ostrich >Ostrich Feather

Ostrich Feather

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

An ostrich feather is an easily identified symbol of this bird, and chicks are not equiped with them until a certain age, as will breeders attest. These birds are the largest living birds in the world. These flightless birds are strong runners. A male stands between 6 and 9 feet at maturity, while females will range between 5.5 and 6.5 feet tall at maturity. Ostrich chicks grow about 10 inches per month for the first year and weigh about 100 pounds at 12 months of age. An ostrich feather is an easily identified symbol of this bird, and chicks are not equiped with them until a certain age, as will breeders attest.

To view a complete gallery of pictures, just click on Pictures for easy viewing!

Ostrich

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Ostrich Feather

  -  

chicks, breeders

The Egyptian, Assyrian and Babylonian empires all actively groomed, farmed and sold feathers of ostriches. Most historians believe that these huge ostriches were first hunted thousands of years ago not for their meat, but for their magnificent plumage. An ostrich feather is an easily identified symbol of this bird, and chicks are not equiped with them until a certain age, as will breeders attest.

Click here to see all the pictures!

Do you want to add your pet to one of these pages?

Check out our other animal picture sites!

GotPetsOnline.com
GotBirdsOnline.com • GotCatsOnline.com
GotDogsOnline.com • GotExoticsOnline.com
GotFarmAnimalsOnline.com • GotHorsesOnline.com
GotReptilesOnline.com • GotSmallAnimalsOnline.com

Questions or comments regarding this site?
Copyright © 2001-2013 GotBirdsOnline.com