Favourable conditions for young
The bird is beautiful, males have an exotic look – their beak is adorned with a bright red knot-earring, Turkey looks more modest, but a good hen, and it can replace the mini-incubator. Rushing in winter-spring period, nestlings excreted on day 28.
Before you get turkeys for their maintenance it is necessary to prepare the room. Chicks, especially incubator, very delicate, they need to create favorable conditions for growth. Contain the youngsters at the initial stage in crates or small cages, equipped with heaters, feeders, drinkers closed, the lighting.
In the cage should be dry, clean, bedding changed 1-2 times a week. Demanding Turkey to heat up to months need a temperature of 35-20°C as extension temperature is reduced. From 10 days of age on warm days can be released for a walk. With 20-day-old taught the young to perch, to arrange perches at a height of 15-20 cm from the floor. In the future, raise the roost to a height of 1 meter from the floor.
The bird is not picky with food, babies fed with boiled eggs, steamed crushed cereals.
In a mash add the shredded greens: nettles, pen, onions, dandelion greens. It is useful to give dairy products: cottage cheese, yogurt. The beaks of Chicks are immature, soft, so feeders should lay a soft cloth.
Mandatory in the diet of mineral Supplement: eggshell, chalk, fish or meat and bone meal. In water troughs should always be clean water at room temperature. To prevent loss added to foods vitamin A, probailout turkeys "Trivita", 1 drop on your head every day for weeks.
The contents of an adult bird
Conditions and the diet of adult birds depends on the breed. Lungs, underweight breed: weight males 10-12 kg, female 5 kg. with an average weight of Breed: turkeys − 15 kg, Turkey – 7 kg. Tselovanie species: males reach a weight of 25-30 kg, female 11-15 kg.
They are fed high-calorie feed with added vitamins and mineral supplements. To obtain good gain give a balanced feed, mash boiled or grated raw vegetables and mixtures of grains.
They are susceptible to infectious and intestinal diseases, so the feeders and waterers must be clean. In the house supported a dry microclimate, turkeys do not tolerate damp, desirable constant temperature of +20°C. the Difference in weight is some difficulty in mating, the large breeds practiced artificial insemination.
The floor area is calculated 2 sq. m per 1 head.