Ho Chicken Currently, it is a chicken breed that many people pay attention to raising among all types of chicken breeds in Ha Nam. Ho chicken is considered to bring high productivity and the current price is also very good. But not every raising household knows how to grasp expert Ho chicken raising techniques. Therefore, the following article agrisearch.net will work with farmers to learn the technique of raising standard Ho chickens.
Characteristics of Ho chickens
Rooster: The rooster has two main feather colors, which are black with blue light (the color of the horse) and the dark red (like the color of a ripe plum, the color of a plum). A rooster will be determined to be a rooster color or plum color if, on the body of a rooster, there is a feather color that accounts for 2/3 of the feathers, it will be called that color.
Hens: For hens, there are three main feather colors: clay color (code color), color of sparrow feathers (color code) and color of dried longan skin (color code longan).
Ho chickens have a head that looks like a peacock’s head, also known as . The crest is neatly shaped like an upside down lemon wedge or a strawberry on top, with a red color. The chicken’s tail is often spread like a bow, the tail feathers are equal. Every time the roosters crowed, it was easy to see that wide ponytail.
Ho chicken wings are facing inside the body like two bottles facing the body, it is often called bottle-side wings. Ho chicken feet are usually quite big, tall and round, with 3 rows of scales, the scales are smooth and the color of soybean shells. Roosters have a tall, large and long body, square back, wide chest, usually the weight of a breeding rooster sometimes has to be up to 6–7kg. The weight of hens is 4–5 kg lighter than that of roosters.
Due to the large weight and slowness, the hen’s incubation and rearing is very clumsy. That is why the hatching eggs cannot hatch, while the number of chicks in each flock is much less than that of the chickens.
How to take care of baby Ho Chi Minh
When the new chicks are about 1 day old, they need to be supplemented with drinking water, Gluco sugar, Permasol 500, Vitamin C as follows: Take 50g of Glucose, 1g of Permasol and 1g of Vitamin C dissolved in 1 liter of water for Chickens drink to increase resistance, if the resistance is poor, the disease resistance is poor, after 2 hours, the drinking trough must be collected and washed.
From 2-3 hours after feeding the chicks, it is important to pay attention to choose bran that is processed with the ability to digest the chick’s food at this time, do not pour the food too thick because the chicken I eat while digging.
When the chicks are 7 days old, give the chicken pox and Lasota inoculation; When 14 days old, mix antibiotic Neomycin 1g/1kg of feed.
When 21 days old must pay great attention to factors such as: Temperature, environment, feed will affect the development of the chicken flock, the quality of the chicken flock, all items such as feeders and drinkers must be kept. Maintain clean hygiene, must wash before adding new food, give enough food, to avoid the situation that the food that is left for a long time will be rancid and of poor quality.
When the chicks are 24 days old, small Lasota for a second time so that the chickens can grow quickly. 1 day should be fed 3-4 times; Food must be stirred evenly; The thickness of feed poured into the trough is 0.5–1 cm.
Some diseases in Ho chickens need attention
Chronic respiratory disease (CRD): Caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum, spread mainly through eggs, respiratory and digestive tract of chickens. Infected pregnant hens during laying can transmit the pathogen to the chicks through eggs or by direct contact with infected chickens or indirectly through food, drinking water, vehicles, and people. back and forth…
Cholera (Newcastle): Disease caused by Paramyxovirus serotype virus. Newcastle disease is also known as cholera or rumbling disease. A disease most commonly found in species such as chickens, quails and pigeons causes huge losses in the poultry industry.
The disease is spread through the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract by direct contact with infected chickens, feces or people, rats, tools, vehicles, wind blowing causing the virus to spread from one place to another and especially by sky bird. The incubation period is from 5-7 days, sometimes up to several weeks in natural conditions.
(Infected chickens can die quickly within 3-4 days with the following symptoms: collapse, anorexia, ruffled feathers, head down, difficulty breathing, cough, lethargy, sometimes green liquid stools are present. mixed with blood, purple crest, swollen face… In later stages, sick chickens will show signs of crooked head, stooped neck, circular rotation, paralysis of legs and wings. up, pale white)
Infectious Bronchitis (IB): a disease caused by a virus of the family Coronaviridae. The disease is likely to spread through the respiratory and digestive tract because healthy Ho chickens come into contact with sick chickens and breathe in contaminated air that is blown in the air.
(The incubation period is from 18-36 hours; Chickens will sneeze, wheeze, have poor appetite, slow growth, and wiry wing feathers. In chicks: cough, panting, runny nose, fever. , chickens are lethargic, weak, have diarrhea with white feces, eat little, often gather in flocks around the heater, the disease rate can be up to 100% and the mortality rate is about 30%. There are upper respiratory symptoms, reduced laying performance and lower egg quality (thin white), distorted eggs.)
Have you grasped how to raise standard Ho chickens? Hope this information will help how farmers succeed in raising productivity.