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Can we eat ostrich eggs?

Ostrich eggs typically weigh around 1.4 kilograms

Not only can you eat them but they are delicious, surprisingly healthy and available online or even in certain supermarkets. Ostrich eggs contain more magnesium and iron, a lot less cholesterol and a little less saturated fat than the equivalent serving of chicken eggs. They provide less vitamin A and E and less zinc, but that’s not really the problem with adding them to a balanced diet – it’s the practicality. Ostrich eggs typically weigh around 1.4 kilograms (three pounds), the equivalent of two dozen chicken eggs. They also take up to 90 minutes to hard boil and, at 2,000-plus calories per egg, will need 15 very peckish adults to finish. Oh, and you’ll probably need a chisel or electric drill to break into the shell too!

Answered by Mike Anderiesz.