Ostrich Fun Facts
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- One hen can lay 50 eggs or more per year.
- Ostrich eggs incubate for 42 days and weigh 3 pounds.
- Ostrich live to be 75 years old.
- Ostrich chicks grow 1 foot per month.
- Ostrich run 40 miles per hour.
- Ostrich are curious and are often quite friendly.
- Ostrich leather is used in boots, jackets, purses, etc.
- Ostrich feathers are harvested for fashion, dusters, and commercial use.
- Ostrich oil is used in lotions soaps and lip balm. More on Ostrich Oil...