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** THIS PRODUCT IS CURRENTLY MADE TO ORDER.¬† PLEASE CONTACT US FOR PRICING AND AVAILABILITY **
Ostriches are most vulnerable in their first few months of life and proper nutrition is essential. Digestibility is particularly critical for young chicks, whose stomachs are small, immature, & highly sensitive to minerals and micro nutrients.¬† Even with an excellent rearing environment and world-class husbandry techniques, ostriches' ability to thrive in the first three months is largely determined by their feed.
Feeding Directions:¬†Feed free-choice to newly hatched ostriches until 2-3 months of age or a height of¬†two feet, whichever comes first.¬† Numerous feeders should be made available so newly hatched, disoriented chicks easily find feed.¬† Ensure clean water is available at all times in vessels with openings too narrow for a chick to fall in.¬† Each chick should consume approximately 100lbs of feed in its first three months of life.¬† Additional feeding modification and/or supplementation may be necessary for specific environments.¬† Contact us (Feeds@AmericanOstrichFarms.com) for assistance constructing an optimal complete feeding regimen.
Product Form & Packaging:¬†5/32" short-cut pellets; 50lb net weight paper sacks or 1-ton palletized totes.
Storage: Store in cool (below 80F), clean environment free of moisture, insects, rodents, & pests.¬† Do not distribute feed with signs of mold or other contamination. Use within one year of manufacturing date.
Protein: not less than 19%
Lysine: not less than 1.0%
Methionine: not less than 0.4%
Fat: not less than 2.8%
Fiber: not more than 7%
Calcium: not less than 1.1%
Salt: not less than 0.3%
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