34 Set-up & Pre-Brood Set-up house 1 week prior to hatch Heat house 3 days prior to hatchRecord temps 1 day prior to hatchAdd feed and water 1 hour prior to receipt of chicks / poultsWater temp. = 800F for the first week
43 Finish Feeding If you choose to do so Rule # 1 – KEEP IT SIMPLE!!!Keep it fresh!Do not cook it!Do not add whole or cracked grainsFeed as supplement – min./feedingSpoon in on top of feed in feedersIf droppings become loose – STOP!!!NOTE: This does not win the Show!
44 Vitamins & Electrolytes Antibiotics They have a specific purposeV & E – Hydration of birds & vitamin SupplementAntibiotics – treat bacterial infectionIf the condition noted above is not present – these products are not neededPreventative measure for these products are no benefit to the bird!
45 Physical Stimulation Several times per day No strenuous activity Adjust your scheduleNo strenuous activityWalk to feed and water – No Laps around house!!Minimize StressToo much excitability causes mortality
46 House Clean-outs No Defined Schedule Monitor Ammonia and Air Quality Bird density determines clean-out frequencyMonitor Ammonia and Air QualityIf you smell Ammonia upon entering house – MAKE ADJUSTMENTSMaintain Dry LitterWet litter encourages Ammonia, Bugs, Bacteria, etc.
60 Feeding Recommendation Top dress Oasis for four (4) consecutive days each week.Sprinkle lightly on all feeder spaceFinish Feeding – If you choose to do soTop dress on finish feeding mixture once per dayFeed four (4) days each week after