Feed Turkey It is not too new for farmers in our country, because this is a model with high potential and high profit. According to statistics, turkey is ranked in the “Top 7 broiler breeds with the highest economic value today”. So, what techniques do turkeys need to know, let’s find out in today’s article!
Preparing the incubator for turkeys
Cages are usually made from bamboo braces, wooden frames or 1 x 1cm trellis. Cover with dimensions of 2 x 1 x 0.5m. In case there is no cage, farmers can also brood the ground by lining clean, dry rice husks about 10 to 15cm thick. During the first week of brooding, you should change the lining paper daily. For the first 3 weeks, it is necessary to keep the turkey warm enough and avoid dogs, cats, mice …
The brooding density is suitable from 1 to 2 weeks of brooding with a density of 50 fish/square meter. From week 2 to 4, brood about 25 animals/m2.
People use 75W electric lights to warm and light up the chickens. Incubators always ensure enough temperature for chickens, can be brooded with oil or gas lamps. Reduce 3 each weekoC is suitable.
Breeds and reproduction of turkeys
Turkeys are gray-black or white-gray. Roosters have colorful feathers, a crest and a long, rounded area.
Adult chickens from 28 to 30 weeks of age can reach 5 to 6 kg per male and 3 to 4 kg per hen and begin to lay eggs.
Turkeys self-incubate, each litter lays 10 to 12 eggs, egg weight from 60 to 65 g / fruit. Hatching time 28 to 30 days, hatching rate 65 to 70%, survival rate 60 to 65%, egg production 70 to 80 eggs/hen/year…
Prevention techniques for turkeys
To easily prevent diseases for chickens, when building a coop, pay attention to choose a place where the soil is not waterlogged, with few ponds.
In particular, if your home has a large space, choose a cool place with a large lawn for the turkeys to run, jump, and pick up food comfortably. Insects found in the home garden are a great source of nutrition for turkeys to enjoy.
Nutrition for chickens
Industrial food and natural food are two types that are often eaten. Depending on the different periods to divide into several meals to help chickens have the best development conditions.
Food must always be clean, not stale or moldy. In order for the flock to have good resistance, it is also advisable to regularly add probiotics.
Chickens must be used clean water, change water every day.
Chickens raised for about 6 months, weighing about 6 to 7 kg, if sold, will cost 150,000 VND / kg. If raising chickens with high quality, the profit will be higher, each year also help people earn several hundred million, thereby bringing stable economy, even enriching the family.
Here are the techniques you need to know to successfully raise turkeys. Raising turkeys is not difficult, it is mainly about really paying attention and taking care of them according to the right technique. If you want to develop this model, then immediately save the above techniques and don’t forget to learn and ask questions from experienced people to help the husbandry be successful and prosperous!
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