Lots of questions answered about Ostrich Eggs: eggshell facts, how often they are laid, nutrition facts, how many chicken eggs one ostrich egg replaces, recipes, pricing and where to buy one! Ostriches are a fascinating creature and lay a fascinating egg! Don’t miss out on this delicacy!
Are Ostrich Eggs Good for You?
Ostrich eggs are a healthier choice in that they have much lower cholesterol levels and slightly lower saturated fat.
Ostrich Egg Nutrition Information
The contents of an ostrich egg make up a grand total of 2000 calories! A huge breakfast meal… or an entire day worth of meals!
Like a chicken egg, it has approximately 47% protein and 45% fats and also contains calcium, phosphorus, and vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin E, riboflavin and thiamine and trace elements like magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc, copper, and iron. It does, however, contain less vitamin E and A, manganese, and zinc than a chicken egg does but slightly more magnesium and iron.