Very popular breed among the breeder all over the world. Our country has not become an exception. The history of the breed begins in America. It became very popular after the Brahma Kuropatchaya breed was presented to the Queen of England in 1852. The gift aroused great approval, and all media widely announced the news. Chickens have a pronounced appearance, they are very beautiful and graceful. Its popularity was won not only by external data, but also by breed characteristics.
The character is very phlegmatic, which sometimes leads to problems: the chicken of this breed can forget that it hatchs eggs. It also happens that the chicken is moving away from the trough to give way, while still remaining hungry. Therefore, the breeder needs to monitor them. But this is not a difficult problem, and there are more advantages in breed breeding.
Features of Brama Kurapataya breed:
A bright sign that catches your eye is plumage. It is very dense, but the most pronounced feature is the hairy paws, which gives them extravagance; Do not be whimsical in content; The breed is endurance; Not choosy to space: they feel great in small squares; Good egg laying even in winter; Refers to meat broilers; Beginning to begin at eight months; The weight of an adult cock can reach 6-7 kg, a hen from 4 to 5.5 kg. More often from 3 to 4 kg in chicken, from 4 to 5 kg in a cock; The color of the shell is brown with the presence of speckles; Color of plumage: black-red, pale-yellow, brown, mottled; Color of chickens in the first days of life: fawn with stripes on the back; Nesushki produce 110-120 pieces of eggs weighing 54-57 grams; Term of life reaches 10 years.
Chickens of Brama Kurapataya breed are one of the largest among representatives. Its meat direction was used in the past centuries, now more and more this bird is for exhibitions. The bird has a proud posture, powerful paws with beautiful plumage, a proportional and strong body. Due to its wide and rounded chest resembles a bird from a fairy tale.
In the beginning, the breeding predominated more light or brown, later a patchy shade appeared in the coloring. Chickens are prone to obesity because of their irrepressible appetite. Therefore, the breeder needs to normalize the feed. Otherwise, obesity affects egg production, which can lead to a complete cessation of egg laying by layers. Cocks of Brama Kurapataya breed have predisposition to heart attack, due to obesity.
The contents do not require certain conditions, after the successful removal of the chickens are transferred to a dry room, where they will live on. They do not require special attention. Food should be rich in nutrients. When growing it is better to separate chickens from roosters, since with a general content, a large space is required, otherwise large losses of chickens can occur.
Experienced breeders of the breed easily differentiate the bird in the first day. For those who can not do this, it is recommended to divide the bird at the age of six weeks according to the shape of the tail. In the males, the tail is usually shorter and is located vertically, the hens are horizontal and longer. Also, the separate content makes it possible to control the weight of the bird, and this is its weak side. If the breed is bred exclusively for exhibition sports, then there should be no excess weight.
The bird lives a long time, completely formation takes place by two years. The general condition is determined by external signs and behavior. Even with small problems, the brightness of the comb, the earrings dims. The breeder should pay attention to this and take all necessary measures to exclude you from the rejection and death of the bird.
Chickens of the breed “Brauma Kurapatchataya”