Factors that participate determine the success in breeding one of them is the feed. Because feed greatly affects chicken production rate. In addition, the proper nutritious feed will make our chick fat, healthy and strong. Especially in breeding chicken pieces, chicken body weight becomes the most important thing in determining the success of sales.
Actually, there are many variants of chicken feed besides bran and pellets, this can be for all types of chicken. We can buy it in poultry feeders wholesale or even mix it ourselves to reduce production costs. By utilizing the materials – materials that are available in the environment.
The type of compulsory feed you have to give
Rice bran is obtained from the processed wastes of rice into rice. Bran is the most popular type of feed. The bran contains a high source of energy and amino acids. Therefore we should limit the provision of bran to young chickens. Because in the bran contained about 11-12% crude fiber that is difficult to digest by the chicken. Bran contains lots of fat if stored too long can clot and smell rancid.
There are rough and smooth bran, better choose the smooth because of high protein content and low coarse fiber. It is actually coarse and subtle depending on how much the mixture is. But if we buy in stores are usually in the form of smooth, contain lots of protein and vitamin B. Good quality of bran is measured from its density, by pressing it on the grip. After the tight grip, we lose and bran attached to dense one another means good quality. Conversely, if after we release the bran directly bloom and do not stick to each other means the quality is bad because it contains a lot of chaff.
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