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Poultry Keeping

A Dry Mash
A Point On Mating
Age For Mating
Bad Food For Chickens
Bowel Trouble In Chicks
Cannibal Chicks
Caponizing
Chicken Pox
Clipping Hens For Cleanliness
Cloth For Brooding Houses
Cockerels Of The Larger Breeds Should Not Be Mated Before A Year Old
Cure For Feather-eating
Dipping Fowls
Disinfectants
Feather Eating Is The Result Of Idleness Or A Shortage Of Green Feed

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Feeding Hens For Hatching Eggs








Should soft feed be given to the mothers of chicks intended for
broilers? How about dry mash? How would you advise feeding animal
protein?

Cut out all ground feed, except perhaps a little wheat bran. While you
may not get quite as many eggs, they will all have good strong germs and
the chicks will stand forcing to the limit, while if you force the egg
output you reduce the vitality of the germs and livability of chicks
hatched. The only way to feed hens whose eggs are intended for hatching
chicks for broilers is to feed whole grain and make them exercise for
it, good green feed, or, better still, sprouted oats, and feed beef
scrap in a hopper all the time. At first, while it is new, they may eat
more than you would give them but don't mind that they will regulate the
quantity in a few days better than you can. Get a good grade of beef
scrap and keep it in a hopper that will not let rain in or keep it under
cover and feed all the wheat and oats they require; if you are short on
green feed give them a bale of alfalfa hay to work on.





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