Ostrich meat was the original inspiration to brothers, Lance and Todd Appelbaum, fueling the creation of Fossil Farms! Todd Appelbaum, owner and operator of Roaming Acres Farm, located in Sussex County, New Jersey, has been growing Ostrich and other animals for over a quarter-century. Working together with Lance Appelbaum, the owner of Fossil Farms, the brothers set out to change the eating habits of the American diet. Our naturally raised Ostrich is the healthiest red meat alternative. Boasting more health benefits than skinless chicken breast and turkey, Ostrich is 99% fat-free. Fossil Farm's Ostrich is fed an all-vegetarian diet of farm-local alfalfa hay, corn and soybean meal. Recommended by the American Heart Association, Ostrich is raised to the specifications of the “Never Ever Program”, where antibiotics, hormones and steroids are never administered. Ostrich meat looks, cooks and tastes just like grass-fed beef. This is the perfect option for the first-timer to start tasting the world of exotic meats! Occasionally, we source from Australia. The Ostrich from Australia is raised the same way as the USA Ostrich.