About Ostrich Feathers?

Answer Today when the subject of ostrich feathers comes up it typically has to do with flashy Las Vegas-style costuming---elaborate fans, showgirls' headdresses and the like. However, the wide, fluffy plu... Read More »

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How large is an ostrich egg?

The egg of an ostrich weighs about 3 lb. and averages 6 inches long by 5 inches high, according to the San Diego Zoo. An ostrich egg takes roughly 42 to 46 days to hatch.Source:San Diego Zoo: Anima... Read More »

How heavy is an ostrich egg?

An ostrich egg is the largest of all bird eggs and weighs anywhere between 2.75 and 3 pounds. The weight of one ostrich egg is the equivalent to about 18 to 24 eggs from a chicken.Source:Indian Poi... Read More »

What is the volume of an ostrich egg?

Ostrich eggs are 6 inches long, weigh 3 to 4 lbs. and have a volume of about 3 pints. The volume of an ostrich egg is about 3,400 times the volume of a hummingbird egg.Source:BBC: Ostrich FactsNati... Read More »

About Ostrich Eggs?

Ostrich eggs are big. Each egg weighs as much as 2.5 lbs. and is approximately 6 inches long. The shell of the egg is 0.06 of an inch in thickness, but is capable of supporting the weight of a pers... Read More »