Our group of companies is established for the integration of all aspects of the ostrich industry including genetics and farming, processing and distribution of meat, skin, and oil production.
Full vertical integration improves quality, increases efficiency, enables differentiated products and boosts pro
We provide leadership, knowledge and guidance for our partners to compete in the marketplace with modern livestock and agri-processing methods.
Launch government approved meat processing and oil rendering facilities to cater to the world demand for ostrich meat and contracts already established.
Increase livestock inventory by contracting more independent producers.
Modernization of production cycle, land acquisition, hiring new employees, marketing and research, running daily operations.
30 Years of experience in the Ostrich Industry
Pick of Superior Genetics from Canadian Stock
1 Year Warranty for Hens or Roosters to guarantee breeding
On site teaching for incubation and hatching
5 Year contract from Omega Ostrich Inc. to buy back all
yearlings produced for $3.00 per pound live weight (Optional)
Experienced after sales support
80% of Breeder Stock in Western Canada within our group
Ostriches adapted for most North American climatic zones
Small acreage owners can benefit
Farm classification for taxes
10 acres can gross up to $150K
Proprietary feeding program allows us to achieve a supreme content of OMEGA 3-6-9 enriched fat in pre-production stock.
Anti-inflammatory oil properties have an application in skin care cosmetic products
High potential of oil application in healthcare to treat a range of dermal conditions
Penetration effect used in transdermal delivery of medicines
Used as a supplement to pet food, have a high potential of application in humans
Acidification (pH) is closer to beef than to poultry
Low level of fat and cholesterol
Low content of sodium
High content of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA)
Favourable Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio
High iron content
Rich in selenium, copper, vitamin B
Abundance of bioactive compounds (e.g. peptide anserine)
The information provided in this web site is for general informational purposes only, All information in the brochure is provided in good faith, based on publicly available sources and immense experience of Universal Ostrich Farms Inc. and Omega Ostrich Inc. References are available upon request.
President of Universal Ostrich Farms Inc. and ONU Body Care Inc. Vice President of Omega Ostrich Inc.
28 years experience in all aspects of the ostrich industry.
Managed quarantine facilities in Alberta Canada.
Worked closely with Vets to learn medicines, treatments, operating procedures and protocols for Ostrich.
Understands adult Ostrich physiology and psychology allowing her to work amongst large groups of adult Ostrich.
Well educated in all phases of Ostrich animal husbandry (egg production, incubation, hatching, chick rearing, yearlings and adults.
Director of the Alberta and Canadian Ostrich Association.
Worked closely with University of British Columbia, in Ostrich and Ostrich Oil related studies.
President of Omega Ostrich Inc. Vice President of Universal Ostrich Farms Inc. and ONU Body Care Inc.
Owned and operated a 750 head cow operation prior to getting involved with Ostrich.
1993 started Rocky Mountain Ostrich with doctor Bob Church and built it into the largest Ostrich farm in Canada.
Selected breeding stock in Africa and built quarantines in Zimbabwe, Namibia and England to import the Ostrich into Canada.
In 1995 20% of all breeder sales in Canada were from the RMO genetic selection program.
Initiated a DNA fingerprinting program for Ostrich which is a planned feature for Universal Ostrich Farms Inc.
Established Record of Performance program to measure feed conversion ratios.
Committed to the Ostrich business, working "hands-on" in all phases of the Ostrich Industry.
Karen Espersen Pres.
+1 250 269 7447
301 Langille Rd.
Edgewood BC V0G 1J0
+1 778 212 9919
301 Langille Rd.
Edgewood BC V0G 1J0