Pheasant breeding

Pheasant breeding

Pheasant breeding

Modern poultry farmers are engaged in breeding pheasants either for replenishment of hunting grounds, or for profit in the form of meat

For sale in hunting farms are suitable those pheasants that are most adapted to life on the nature, based on the conditions of a specific locality. In order to obtain delicatessen meat in private suburban areas and farms, you need to choose a pheasant of the ordinary. You can pick up hunting birds, obtained as a result of crossing the Chinese and Transcaucasian

Content of pheasant chicks Young plants are suitable for cellular and floor maintenance, provided deep litter is equipped, which may include wood shavings, cut hay or river sand, which must be pre-calcined. Before hatching chicks, it is necessary to conduct a number of activities in the room: disinfect, equip feeders and drinkers, install heating devices. With outdoor cultivation, the room is divided into sections, as is the case with older birds. On one square meter there can be up to 25 heads. The group must consist of no more than 500 animals

The air temperature, in the first week of content, should not fall below 28 degrees. Then it goes on a gradual weekly decrease to 20 degrees Celsius

In the diet of feeding the first days of life pheasant are chopped eggs, hard-boiled and fresh greens. Allowed top dressing with small flour worms. For a little it is necessary to enter mixed fodder, created for chickens. They drink young milk with sour milk. In the future, the range of food pheasant is greatly expanded, which includes corn groats, millet, milk powder, wheat germ, yeast, food containing minerals and other components. To specify the feed of pheasant should be at intervals of two hours, with night feedings, in the amount of one or two times. Small portions are preferred

Some poultry farmers prefer to keep pheasant in the cages installed in three to five tiers until the age of two weeks. This provides better care. Starting from three weeks, during the daytime it is necessary to let the chicks out into the fresh air. The yard for the walk is quite spacious, about ten birds per square meter. The control of the development of young pheasants is carried out with the help of regular weighing. The condition of the chicks is estimated by the type of feathers and live weight. Plumage is formed by the end of the first month of life, at the same time there are sexual signs




Pheasant breeding