Eating fresh eggs and chicken meat grown in our own yard every day – more and more people are thinking about raising chickens to provide their family with such nutritional conditions. Achieving high poultry productivity is impossible without observing the requirements for drinking and feeding chickens. There should always be clean drinking water in the cage or house. The most convenient to use are homemade automatic chicken waterers or purchased at a store.
The rate of water that a chicken should consume depends on many factors: the temperature of the air, the age of the bird, and the feed consumed. On average, each individual should drink at least half a liter of water to exclude the possibility of dehydration. Continue reading “The Main Types and Requirements For Chicken Waterers”
Many people know about the benefits of quail eggs. But not everyone knows how to take this useful product, as well as the dangers of quail eggs.
A quail is a small bird known for laying small eggs in a speck. The eggs are really small. When compared with chicken, they are approximately 5 times smaller.
the weight of one egg is about 10 – 12 g, and the weight of a chicken egg is somewhere in the range of 50 – 60 g.
The main thing you should immediately pay attention to is that quail eggs never have salmonella, because the body temperature of the bird is higher than 40 degrees, and at this temperature microorganisms do not survive. This means the following: quail eggs can be eaten raw without fear.
In addition, poultry farms do not need to use antibiotics or other drugs to prevent epidemics. Therefore, this product can be considered environmentally friendly.
If quail eggs are subjected to heat treatment, some of the nutrients are reduced. Therefore, this product is best consumed raw. Continue reading “The Benefits and Harms of Quail Eggs”
In fact, the difficulty of breeding turkeys is in most cases exaggerated. If you observe all the subtleties of growing small turkey poults and know the conditions in which turkeys like to live, keeping this bird will not cause you any particular problems.
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF TURKEY CONTENT
Having listened to many flattering reviews about turkey meat and its benefits, many farmers are wondering if they should raise this large poultry. We managed to cope with chickens, with geese too – which means that there should not be any special problems with turkeys. Is it so?
In many ways, the conditions for keeping turkeys are similar to the contents of another poultry, there are only some features that must be taken into account in order to achieve an excellent result and get enough eggs, fluff and meat from these birds. Continue reading “Features of Treatment of Turkeys, and Care for Them – What Difference With Other Poultry”