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Project title: Developing the ostrich breeding farm
MEASURE: 1.2
Measure name: Setting up of young agricultural producers
Theme: diversification
Keywords: young farmer
Start year: 2008
Name of the beneficiary: Inge Rohtsalu
Homepage: http://www.jaanalinnufarm.ee
Sum of support: 625 000 EEK / 40 000 EUR
Backround of the project: The farm started breeding ostriches in 2002 with only 4 ostriches. Till 2005 the ostrich breeding and farming wasn't the main job. For the moment they have 30 ostriches, but the goal is to have 100 ostriches. Presently producing eggs, but in future also producing meat. In addition to ostriches there are emu, rheas, peacock and parrots. The annual output of farm is 300-400 eggs. Farm offers a possibility to organize seminars and other events, affording catering. Ostrich eggs, feathers, skins and bones are made into handicrafts, which they sell in a handicraft market that is situated on their yard.
Objectives of the project: The aim of this project was to build a new barn, which enables among other things to incubate chicks and gives an opportunity to increase the number of ostriches.
Main activities: Accomplishing a new barn with an opportunity to incubate chicks.
Additional information about the project: Newspaper "Järva Teataja" - 10.08.2010 - http://www.maainfo.ee/index.php?article_id=771&page=3265&action=article&
Contact person : Inge ja Innar Rohtsalu
County: Järva county
Project inserted into database: 2010-04-30

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