In Britain ostriches are penned up, their eggs taken away and their chicks killed at one year old.
Slaughter bound ostriches are often starved for hours or days before they are killed. Moved in all kinds of weather, they endure cold, damp, thirst, heat stress, panic and terror. In cattle transporters, they jump into one another and run into walls screaming. Viva! persuaded Waitrose and other supermarkets to dump ostrich meat.