Farmer Development

Ostrich farming has a tumultuous history in South Africa with various booms and crises rocking ostrich farmers over the past century.
Most recently a series of outbreaks of bird flu have cost the industry over R4 billion rand.
It is against this background that two women have pioneered Ostrich farming in De Aar. Their hope is that they can become successful ostrich farmers, opening the way for a new generation.
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