We can’t wait to see you at OstrichLand USA in beautiful Buellton, California. Considered a Central Coast landmark, OstrichLand USA in Buellton is a popular destination and a great first stop when you’re headed to the quaint Danish themed town of Solvang, the Chumash Casino, or Santa Ynez Valley wineries. Ostriches grow a foot per month until they reach 8 or 9 feet tall! We… Established in 1992. Considered a Central Coast landmark, OstrichLand USA in Buellton is a popular destination and a great first stop when you’re headed to the quaint Danish themed town of Solvang, the Chumash Casino, or Santa Ynez Valley wineries. Join us! Ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand! *On most days the birds can be fed throughout the day. Week Days are Way More Chill. The male ostrich is responsible for choosing location and preparation of the nest. We have a gift shop with truly unique gifts, all ostrich and emu related. Come to the ranch where the big birds roam. Ostriches can lay eggs until 40 years of age and lay the largest of all bird eggs, weighing 3-5 pounds each — yet relative to the size of the bird, they are the smallest. We promise to do all we can to make your visit an experience you’ll talk about for years to come. We have fresh ostrich eggs nearly year round and fresh emu eggs during the winter/spring season. Each ostrich egg is equivalent in size to 18-24 chicken eggs! See you Soon!! We can provide a "guided tour" or you are welcome to be on your own. We are open year round and hours can vary due to time of year and the daylight available. We welcome groups and request that you call ahead to reserve the time if your group is large. We welcome groups and request that you call ahead to reserve the time if your group is large. Ostriches have no teeth. We hope you come for a visit! OstrichLand is fun for the whole family. They will feign injury to lure predators away from chicks and females. Ostriches Co-parent — the female will sit on the eggs during the day, and the males will at night. The highlight of a visit to OstrichLand is feeding the ostriches and emus. We’re open 7 days a week, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, all year round! We can provide a “guided tour” or you are welcome to be on your own. Locals often bring guests to see “Buellton’s favorite pets.”. The backdrop of the landscape on which they roam is quite lovely and seeing them walking about on the plain that resembles their native desert is like being in another place and time. Ostriches are the largest and fastest birds in the world and can weigh as much as 350 pounds and live up to 75 years. On busier days we may restrict feeding to ensure the birds are not overfed. Please check in with us first if you are planning a visit. The contents of each emu egg are the equivalent of 10-12 chicken eggs! Male ostriches are quite strategic in protecting their colonies. Not even a lion will prey on a healthy mature ostrich. Buy bowls of food to feed them and browse our shop full of unique gifts and fresh eggs. They will fight when they have to and can kill with one kick. Our 100+ amazing ostriches and emus are adored by people of all ages. You’ll always remember the time you spent watching, feeding and getting to know our amazing ostriches and emus. We provide a way for you to be up close and personal with these big birds and safe at the same time. If you plan on bringing a large group of 15 or more, please call ahead to reserve your spot. They swallow pebbles to help grind the food in their gizzards. These big birds are a rare and unique sight in this part of the world and are sure to make you smile. Our 100+ amazing ostriches and emus are adored by people of all ages. They are the only birds with two toes per foot that can propel them to sustained speeds of 35 mph with bursts to 45 mph. Specialties: Come feed The Bad Boys. Whether it’s a once-in-a-lifetime Central Coast vacation stop or a return visit to see old friends, a trip to OstrichLand USA is unforgettable. The female’s light coloring helps her blend into the sand better during the day, while the male’s darker coloring offers nighttime protection of the nest. All members an Ostrich colony lay their eggs into the communal nest established by the dominant pair. Our unique farm originally opened for the meat production but over the years has turned into a refuge for the Ostriches and Emus.