United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  05651, Ostrich, oyster, raw
Food Group: Poultry Products
Scientific Name:  Struthio camelus
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.87   Fat Factor:9.02   Protein Factor: 4.27   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
serving ( cooked from 4 oz raw) 85 g

oz 28.35 g
Proximates Water 1 g 75.62 3 -- 64.28 21.44
Proximates Energy kcal 125 -- -- 106 35
Proximates Energy kJ 524 -- -- 445 149
Proximates Protein 1 g 21.55 3 -- 18.32 6.11
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 3.67 3 -- 3.12 1.04
Proximates Ash g 0.62 -- -- 0.53 0.18
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 6 3 -- 5 2
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 3.86 3 -- 3.28 1.09
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 21 -- -- 18 6
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 204 -- -- 173 58
Minerals Potassium, K mg 297 -- -- 252 84
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 83 3 -- 71 24
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.59 -- -- 3.05 1.02
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.131 -- -- 0.111 0.037
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.017 -- -- 0.014 0.005
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 33.8 -- -- 28.7 9.6
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.194 -- -- 0.165 0.055
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.284 -- -- 0.241 0.081
Vitamins Niacin mg 4.665 -- -- 3.965 1.323
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 1.151 -- -- 0.978 0.326
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.507 -- -- 0.431 0.144
Vitamins Folate, total µg 8 -- -- 7 2
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 8 -- -- 7 2
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 8 -- -- 7 2
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 4.91 -- -- 4.17 1.39
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.20 -- -- 0.17 0.06
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 1.220 -- -- 1.037 0.346
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.040 3 -- 0.034 0.011
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.920 3 -- 0.782 0.261
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.260 3 -- 0.221 0.074
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 1.250 -- -- 1.062 0.354
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.330 3 -- 0.281 0.094
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.920 3 -- 0.782 0.261
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.610 -- -- 0.518 0.173
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.430 3 -- 0.365 0.122
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.040 3 -- 0.034 0.011
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.140 3 -- 0.119 0.040
Lipids Cholesterol 1 mg 73 3 -- 62 21
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.192 -- -- 0.163 0.054
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.945 -- -- 0.803 0.268
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 1.024 -- -- 0.870 0.290
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.751 -- -- 1.488 0.496
Amino Acids Lysine g 1.903 -- -- 1.618 0.540
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.602 -- -- 0.512 0.171
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.221 -- -- 0.188 0.063
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.889 -- -- 0.756 0.252
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.701 -- -- 0.596 0.199
Amino Acids Valine g 1.064 -- -- 0.904 0.302
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.474 -- -- 1.253 0.418
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.541 -- -- 0.460 0.153
Amino Acids Alanine g 1.383 -- -- 1.176 0.392
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 2.016 -- -- 1.714 0.572
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.303 -- -- 2.808 0.936
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.440 -- -- 1.224 0.408
Amino Acids Proline g 1.123 -- -- 0.955 0.318
Amino Acids Serine g 0.862 -- -- 0.733 0.244
Amino Acids Hydroxyproline g 0.385 -- -- 0.327 0.109
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1K.D. Pollok, D.S. Hale, R.K. Miller, J.T. Keeton, R. Angel, A. Blue-McLendon Ostrich Meat industry development: Phase II , 1997 American Ostrich Association, Fort Worth, Texas