Chicken breeds Master Gray are also called Master Green. These two names characterize the gray color in the coloring of birds. Chickens are divorced for both egg production and meat production. A fairly common breed in the whole world, it is also bred in our country. Because of its positive characteristics, it is gaining increasing popularity. This breed was bred long ago, there is no exact time.
Features of the Master Gray:
Refers to the meat of the egg; Unpretentious: they do not require special conditions for content and temperature indicators; High survival: chickens persist 98%; The shell is light, or beige. Has a high density; High growth rates in weight: up to 21 days – 460 grams, from 28 to 30 days – 700 grams, in 35 days – 1000 grams, on day 43 – 1350-1400 grams, on day 50 – 1750 grams; Adult individuals have a good mass for breeding them in the meat direction, so the cock can reach 6-7 kg, the chicken up to 4 kg; They have excellent taste data, the meat is tender, juicy and low-fat; The first layer laying begins at 4 months of age; High egg production: 300 eggs per year; Strong body, powerful paws; Earrings, comb have a bright scarlet or red hue; Color: gray-white variegated, with a pronounced pattern in the neck, on the body the pattern is blurred; They give high rates of weight growth and egg production, with cellular content; Meat is used for cooking stew, which has excellent taste, it can be attributed to dietary products because of the minimum fat content; Chickens larger than representatives of other breeds; Very friendly to humans, sometimes used as a pet; Very good hens, take care of chickens.
Conditions of detention.
The breed of Master Gray does not require special conditions, perfectly coexists with representatives of other breeds, ordinary domestic chickens. Comfortably feel like in pens with a small area, and in open spaces when walking, as well as in aviary content. Does not require a special diet. In warm weather, it feeds on grass. In winter, the main food is feed, grain, corn.
In winter, for a better egg laying, the room where chickens are kept is better heated. Then the number of eggs will be much higher. To strengthen bone tissue, it is necessary to add finely milled shell, previously dried.
In the room nests should be conveniently placed so that the chickens do not interfere with each other, do not trample the eggs, and also do not hatch them. Also, chickens are fed with steamed mixed fodder, millet porridge. As with any other breed, you need constant availability of fresh, clean water. Feeders and drinkers are better fixed, so that active hens can not turn them over.
Birds do not like dirt, humidity. This can lead to illness. The room should be well ventilated, which will not allow moisture and odor to accumulate, and also guard against penetration of rodents and foxes. They are characterized by rapid growth rates and the addition of meat mass. If on the street they can be warmed out at 3 weeks old in the yard.
In the first day the chickens have a bright distinctive strip of gray on a light background. Almost all survive. Their unpretentiousness and not expensive content completely pay off their breeding. By breeding Master Gray hens, you can get a good income from eggs and meat of high quality, which can be used to make many dishes.
Chicken of the breed “Master Gray”