Ostrich Egg: Why It’s Better Than Regular Egg

They’re not just the world’s largest egg, you can also do a lot with Ostrich Eggs in Stardew Valley! Read this guide to get the most use out of this product.

A Stardew Valley Ostrich Egg has many uses and benefits
Ostrich Eggs are huge and have many uses.

All animal products in the game are profitable when you process them. One of the best products is the Ostrich Egg. It may be an unusual choice for cooking dishes, but because of its size and quality, you can reap many benefits from it if you’re using it effectively.

This article has everything you need to know about its uses, benefits, and more!

What is an Ostrich Egg?

It is a product of an Ostrich and has many uses, like producing Mayonnaise. It can also be used to replace chicken egg in recipes in Stardew Valley.

Here is a table of its restoration effects depending on its quality.


How to Find an Ostrich Egg?

Aside from an Ostrich, you can also get it by solving Journal Scrap #10 on Ginger Island. You can find it in Volcano Dungeon rare chests as well.

Freshly laid ostrich egg in the barn.
Wait for your Ostrich to lay an Ostrich Egg.

If you find one, you can hatch an Ostrich from it by putting it into an Ostrich Incubator in a Barn. The following table shows how long it can take for it to hatch:

No. of DaysNo. of Days with Coopmaster Profession
9.5 (15,000m)4.75 (7,500m)

Selling Prices

There are many uses for this product, but you can sell it for a good price. It will sell for 20% more than the original value with the Rancher Profession. Here’s a table for comparison:

QualityBase PriceRancher Profession


Cooking an Omelet with Ostrich Egg instead of a chicken egg.
An Ostrich Egg can replace a regular chicken egg when cooking an Omelet and other dishes.

It’s used in place of a chicken egg in the following recipes:

RecipeOther IngredientsEnergyEnergy with QSHealthHealth with QSBuff + DurationBuff + Duration with QSSelling PriceSelling Price with QSRecipe Source
Fried Egg+50+90+22+39.6N/AN/A35g52.50  gUpgraded Farmhouse
Omelet1 Milk+100+180+45+81N/AN/A125g187.50gThe Queen of Sauce (28 Spring, Year 1)
Stardrop Saloon for 100g
Pancakes1 Wheat Flour+90+162+40+72Foraging (+2) for 11m 11sForaging (+3) for 16m 23s80g120gThe Queen of Sauce (14 Summer, Year 1)
Stardrop Saloon for 100g
Chocolate Cake1 Sugar
1 Wheat Flour
+150+270+67+120.6N/AN/A200g300gThe Queen of Sauce (14 Winter, Year 1)
Pink Cake1 Melon
1 Wheat Flour
1 Sugar
+250+450+112+201.6N/AN/A480g720gThe Queen of Sauce (21 Summer, Year 2)
Cookie1 Sugar
1 WF
+90+162+40+72N/AN/A140g210gEvelyn (4-heart event)
Blueberry Tart1 Blueberry
1 WF
1 Sugar
Crab Cakes1 Crab
1 WF
1 Oil
+225+405+101+181.8Speed (+1)Defense (+1)for 16m 47sSpeed (+1) Defense (+2) for 8m 23s275g412.50gThe Queen of Sauce (21 Fall, Year 2)

Artisan Goods

Place one in a Mayonnaise Machine for three hours to produce ten jars of Mayonnaise, which normally sells for 190g. You can sell Mayonnaise for higher prices with the Artisan Profession since this adds 40% to its value. The table below shows the price comparison when sold with the Rancher Profession:

QualityBase PriceRancher ProfessionArtisan Profession


You can use it with the Sewing Machine to create the Warrior Helmet.


Leo loves receiving this as a gift, while most of the Villagers will appreciate it except for Abigail, Dwarf, Haley, Jas, Pam, Vincent, and Wizard. However, Sebastian especially hates it, so it’s best to keep it away from him.

Meet the author

"Hello, I'm Eena, your freelance companion on the Stardew Valley adventure. Within my game guides, I weave a tapestry of insights and strategies to transform your digital farm into a thriving masterpiece. Join me in unraveling the secrets, embracing the challenges, and savoring the joys of cultivating your pixelated paradise in Stardew Valley."

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