R Korbel, M Schubert, M Erhard, C Wöhr, S Bergmann, S Rückschloss, S Thiel, H Engelhardt, S Engelhardt
Ostrich farming and keeping in Germany is of increasing interest. Ostrich farming includes keeping the animals as agricultural livestock (production of meat, leather, eggs), for display, hobby farming and keeping in zoological collections. Based on scientific research there is a steady increase in knowledge of keeping ratites according to sophisticated standards in terms of animal welfare legislation. Legislation and recommondations for keeping of ratitae are described.
2015: Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere