Ostrich Production Systems

Ostrich Production Systems

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This publication presents a comprehensive review of all the aspects of ostrich production. Part I examines in depth: origin and evolution of the ostrich; description of various species; production systems; practical aspects of management; ostrich products such as meat, skin and feathers; economics of ostrich production. Part II is a series of cases studies in southern Africa, Australia and the Near East. This manual will provide a standard text on ostrich production for students, researchers and development specialists and will also be invaluable to those already practising ostrich farming as well as those thinking of entering the industry.... between electronic identification and barcode technology: how the identification (ID) number is read and how it is stored. Electronic ID uses a common low power radio signal to read an ID number stored in a tiny electronic circuit rather than laser light to read a label. ... devices; they do not carry batteries and remain inactive until energized by the low-power radio beam sent by the reading device.

Title:Ostrich Production Systems
Author:M. M. Shanawany
Publisher:Food & Agriculture Org. - 1999


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