The breed began its spread from the middle of the twentieth century. The word brown in its name means the brown color of this breed. In Russia, the beginning of work with the breed was laid in the Tyumen farm “Borovka”, where high growth rates and productivity of Haysex Brown chickens were observed.
The breed is the best domestic cross by productivity in the egg direction.
Species features Haysex Brown:
High egg-laying: for 80 weeks of its life the hen-laying hen produces from 300 to 365 eggs; Good egg mass and hardness of the shell;
1. High reproducibility: the brood percentage is 87%;
2. Low fodder costs: 1.30 kg per 10 eggs;
3. High viable indicators: at the age of 18 weeks is 99%, in the interval from 18 to 80 weeks – 97%;
4. The shell is white or light brown in color, also excellent in strength;
5. Nesushki produce a large number of eggs, which differ in their large size and weight, an average of 70 grams;
6. The hens lay a large number of eggs and are able to sit them out.
These indicators indicate the high productivity and payback of the contents of the hens of the Brownsea breed. To date, this is one of the most popular and beneficial breeds among farms. The bird of this breed does not consume much food, but it gives a great result.
Food should include feed, as the main product in the diet, boiled potatoes, chalk, coal, fish and bone powder, greens, hay, and vitamins should also be given. To ensure that chickens always have high egg production rates, their diet should be provided with a permanent protein. Chickens are fed porridge, boiled egg, crushed grain. To clean the goiter must give chickens sand.
Also add to the stern a milled egg shell, it saturates the body with calcium, which will ensure a good shell of future eggs, healthy and strong bones. Always keep fresh potable water in the henhouse. The feed should be freely available. To increase egg laying in the diet of laying hens it is useful to add pumpkin and barley. The feed can be used both in dry form and diluted with water or broth. You can cook porridge from millet, pumpkin, mixed fodder, barley, corn.
Haysex Brown chickens can be used to produce meat.
Features of content:
Are not whimsical to the squares and conditions of detention. In winter they are in sheds with an optimum temperature of +5 – + 7 degrees. At this temperature, they are not supercooled. During the warm period, they feel free in conditions of walking in the open territory, they always find food. In winter time also the eggs are stable.
In the breeding of any breed an important condition is the right content. The room should be dry, well ventilated.
Wet room can increase the mortality of chickens in the early stages of formation. To reduce the percentage of humidity, the floor of the coop is covered with sawdust, which gives dryness and thermal insulation. The optimum temperature for chickens should not exceed 27 degrees. The breed does not require high feed costs and increased attention. Has no tendency to obesity. It is also necessary to give the chickens free walking or walking in an open cage, in the presence of abundant grass. An important point is the quality of the walls in the enclosure.
The poor condition of the premises can lead to the chickens being attacked by rodents. Quality care and nutrition will ensure high productivity, rapid growth, egg-laying, as well as a long life.
Chicken of the breed “Haysex Brown”