Chickens, thanks to its omnivorous and unpretentiousness are the most common livestock in private household farms.Keep this kind of birds are able and the elderly, and adolescents.It is very important to choose the right breed of chickens to the output gain as great a return on investment that they raced well, gaining weight and eating any food.
It should be noted that private holdings are not very suitable industrial breeds of laying hens, which a year later are going to be slaughtered.For their own needs people will never use the technology of cultivation, involving the use of hormones and antibiotics, which for the year squeezed the body of the bird all her vital resource.Private owners need such breeds that even give the unit time fewer eggs, but will live three - four years, and his whole life will please owners of environmentally friendly products.
These include meat and egg breeds of laying hens: Zagorsk Salmon, Kuchinskaya Jubilee Moscow black, silver Adler.
Adler breed has a so-called Colombian plumage crest leaf-shaped, yellow legs and red earlobes, well-developed skeleton.Live weight of its representatives at the age of 60 days up to 870 grams in females and 1100 grams in males, adults as roosters weigh up to 4 kilograms, and hens - up to 2.8 kilograms.Adequate food and proper maintenance of this breed hens laying eggs provides that for the first year up to 220 eggs, covered with brown shell, weighing up to 80 grams or more.The first egg laying birds of this breed at the age of 165 to 180 days, in some cases - before 125 - 130 days.
Chickens Adler silvery breed hens to update the breeding herd is necessary to deduce from late May to early June.In this case, they will grow in their natural rhythm, under the conditions of increasing the duration of daylight.Such birds are physically strong, almost sick, do not suffer loss of the oviduct, which sometimes happens with those that were withdrawn early, and early began to trot.Recently, silver Adler birds breed hens marked decrease in the average weight compared to their ancestors.This fact is connected with the process of increasing egg production, which leads to their "relief."
Males of this species have some great qualities:
1. They are inferior chicken feed.
2. Find something delicious chicken beckon, and themselves eat only what is left after them (for this reason, males often do not get a lot).
3. Roosters taught young females to ensure that they raced in some nests (they get into the nest and beckon to females).
This breed chickens - trustful, they are easy to train approached the call "chick-chick".It is important to remember that the goodwill in relation to birds improves their mood and health, as the chickens are very sensitive to human emotions.
very important to follow all the rules and feeding them, only then you can count on maximum profits from such household sector as poultry.Laying hens are able to produce up to 5 - 6 eggs per week with full feeding.One way to increase egg production of a pre-Proofing germinated, dried and milled grain, which is fed to them.
Feeding birds should be carried out at regular time intervals, 3 - 4 times a day in winter and 4 - 5 times in the summer.The first feeding is carried out as soon as possible, and the latter - as late as possible.Water is supplied in special automatic drinkers.It is also necessary to provide chickens with minerals in the form of chalk, shells and eggshells.