The breed was bred in the middle of the 19th century in America. He was brought to Europe after the Second World War. The breed Amrox is bred only in private farms, it is not intended for industrial breeding. The bird is very calm, balanced.
Species features of Amrox chickens:
Color: very beautiful plumage in the representatives of this breed, which makes it possible for them to differ from others. Color motley, cuckoo. The tips of the feathers are black, the hens are always darker than the roosters. In the cock, the black strips are the same as the white, in the chickens the darker stripes are wider; The feather is dense, the feather is wide; Diluted for meat and eggs; Chicks in the first day have a black fluff on their back and light on their stomachs, the chickens have a pronounced bright spot on their head; The bird of this breed has a good mass: adult cock weighs 4-5 kg, chicken – 3-3.5 kg; High growth rates, there is also rapid empennage; The color of eyes is brown, the color of earrings and comb is scarlet or red; They have a strong backbone, a broad chest, a weighty body, powerful and strong paws, a luxurious tail; Not capricious: Amrox chickens adapt quickly in any environmental conditions. Equally well feel on the big and small area; High viability: with breeding or buying, almost all chickens survive; High and stable egg laying: the hen-laying hen can produce from 250 to 300 eggs a year; Living in a neighborhood with other breeds does not cause the chickens of this breed of aggression; In hatching eggs also behaves calmly.
Thanks to these indicators Amrox breeding is economically profitable. Does not require large investments and physical strength. Chickens are not whimsical to habitat conditions, they will master well on a limited area, as well as in large premises. Quickly adapt at the first walk. Easy to find livelihood. It is not difficult to distinguish diurnal chickens by sex, chickens always have a light spot on their head. As for any egg-laying breed, a protein-rich diet is required.
Chickens are fed with porridge from mixed fodder, millet, pumpkin, boiled potatoes, pre-warming it. For any breed, green is important, from it chickens are given nutrients and vitamins. In winter, vitamins should be bought in specialized stores.
Grown-up individuals are fed grain. The main crops are wheat, barley, corn. A problem for birds can become a goiter. Unprepared food accumulates, which can lead to illness and death of the bird. To avoid this problem, it is necessary to give the chickens sand. They clean out the goiter from the remnants. Always pour fresh water. The room should not have humidity, also complete isolation from the penetration of rodents.
In this case, have good ventilation so that the smell and moisture do not accumulate. Paws of birds are powerful, but they do not like dampness. Remove excess moisture can be with wood chips or decking, which will collect moisture and provide heat insulation. The breed Amrox feels well in unheated chicken coops even in severe cold. But, if it is possible to insulate the corral, then it is better to do it, because in good conditions of productivity and growth is much higher. It is also necessary to monitor hygiene in the hen house.
There is a dwarf variety of Amrox’s progeny. It was bred in Germany. Chickens are of small height and weight. So adults weigh up to 1.5 kg. Are divorced for decorative purposes. In conditions they are unpretentious. Dwarf representatives of Amrox also have high rates of growth and egg production.
Chicken of the breed “Amrox”