OSTRICH- EGGS

OSTRICH- EGGS

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  • One female lays up to 12 eggs per clutch.
  • Consequently there can be up to 30 eggs in an nest.
  • One egg weighs – 1.22 – 1.75 Kg.
  • Its contents – is 0.74 – 1.42 Litres – equaling about 24 chicken eggs.
  • An Ostrich egg can take up to 2 hours to get it hard boiled.
  • The shell of the egg is strong enough to allow an adult man to stand on it without breaking it.

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