Ostrich Farm

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by Bob the chicken man, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. Bob the chicken man

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    Okay, so I've been wanting to start an ostrich farm for a while and I need to know some things first. It will be a long time 'till I start said farm but it's good to start research early. Anyway, I want a BIG ostrich farm, like REALLY BIG. I want this farm to hold enough ostriches to, lets say, take over the world. So here are my questions: 1. How many ostriches would that be? 2. How much land would I need. 3. How much money will all this cost. 4. How much time will this take? and, well how do I take care of and tame these ostriches? And you may be asking what kind of psychopath do I have to be to want this many ostriches, well the answer is I just really want ostriches so there.
     
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  2. sylviethecochin

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    How many ostriches would be necessary to take over the world? Inquiring minds....
     
  3. Bob the chicken man

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    That's exactly what needs to be known. How am I supposed to go with the plan with too little ostriches.
     
  4. Think about it.. there's 7 billion people in the world, let's assume one person can take on two ostriches. That means you need AT LEAST 14 billion ostriches.
    You can fit the entire human race in New Zealand supposedly, and that doesn't mean comfortably either, or even survivable.
    So you'd need something probably three times the size of New Zealand to even get started, I'm not sure where you could purchase that land, as land is expensive.
     
  5. Bob the chicken man

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    Well now that seems like a problem on my part but I am pretty sure a person could be harmed greatly by one ostrich depending on the situation. Also if someone were to take over the world there would be a thought out plan such as business making. So I think the money issue is fine and i could have different farms in different places due to that plan. And again for the amount tackling the entire planet at once would be completely stupid. Therefor I can have less and tackle place by place, like countries.
     
  6. Rubysword

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    Hey, a few thousand emus almost took over Australia, and they did win the war. Here's a quote from Wikipedia:If we had a military division with the bullet-carrying capacity of these birds it would face any army in the world... They can face machine guns with the invulnerability of tanks. They are like Zulus whom even dum-dum bullets could not stop
     
  7. That is very true, maybe you'll have large groups of people rush to be under your new Ostrich Government. That would save you a lot of work and money.
    Now, would you saddle and ride these Ostriches? Are you going to need to invest in breeding programs to make sure you only have the best of the best?
    Would you grow your own food or buy it for them?
     
  8. Rubysword

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    Also need to factor in money for the machine guns. As for feed, you can just feed them the flesh of your enemies. It is ridiculously high in protein.
     
  9. Bob the chicken man

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    Yes, this did happen, the great emu war is what it was called. It might have given me some inspiration for this.

    Well 1. maybe. 2. yes 3. both but mostly grow.
     
  10. Bob the chicken man

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    Good idea but how do i run a good government when everyone fears me. It's not good for my reputation
     

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