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1 Producing Broilers & Turkeys For Show 2009 Show VIP By: Keith Staggs Show Poultry Ambassador

2 Outline Housing / EquipmentHousing / Equipment Getting StartedGetting Started Pre-Brood Set-UpPre-Brood Set-Up Feed Type & Feeding SchedulesFeed Type & Feeding Schedules Culling Birds & Pen SelectionCulling Birds & Pen Selection

3 Housing Should Be Totally enclosedTotally enclosed –Solid wall –Open sided (Chicken wire w/ Plastic Curtains) Flooring - concrete or woodFlooring - concrete or wood Minimize access to outside predatorsMinimize access to outside predators

4 Solid Wall - F orced Air Ventilation

5 Open Sided - Natural Ventilation

6 House Lighting 40 Watt light bulbs – No more / No less40 Watt light bulbs – No more / No less Incandescent or Fluorescent lights onlyIncandescent or Fluorescent lights only House lighting should be evenly distributedHouse lighting should be evenly distributed Eliminate Shadows / Dark SpotsEliminate Shadows / Dark Spots

7 Incandescent or Flourescent

8 Housing - Floor Space Start the birds in the area in which they will grow and liveStart the birds in the area in which they will grow and live Do not reduce floor space as bird numbers decrease:Do not reduce floor space as bird numbers decrease: –Culling –Mortality

9 Floor Space - Broilers 2 ft. 2 per chick at one day of age2 ft. 2 per chick at one day of age Culling allows increase in square footageCulling allows increase in square footage 2 ft. 2 = 15 ft. 2 per bird at 4 Weeks of age2 ft. 2 = 15 ft. 2 per bird at 4 Weeks of age

10 Floor Space - Turkeys Flock = 2 ft. 2 1 Day to 4 WeeksFlock = 2 ft. 2 1 Day to 4 Weeks Flock = 6 ft. 2 4 to 8 WeeksFlock = 6 ft. 2 4 to 8 Weeks Hens = 10 ft. 2 8 Weeks to ShowHens = 10 ft. 2 8 Weeks to Show Toms = 15 ft. 2 8 Weeks to ShowToms = 15 ft. 2 8 Weeks to Show

11 Two Feet Square

12 Floor Space

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14 Gold Fish Story

15 Industry Perspective

16 Feed & Water Equipment

17 Equipment - Feeder & Water Minimum Recommendations:Minimum Recommendations: –25 birds per feeder –15 birds per waterer Supplemental feeders & waterers for broodSupplemental feeders & waterers for brood Clean waterers daily

18 Feeder Space is Crucial

19 Supplemental Feed / Water

20 Feeder Space

21 Equipment - Heating Lamps Use the following per 25 BirdsUse the following per 25 Birds – Watt – Watt Note: This is a Minimum Requirement Red Livestock / Pet LampsRed Livestock / Pet Lamps –Clear lamps create health issues Create brood temperature first weekCreate brood temperature first week

22 Bird Temperature Requirements Week F (Brood Temp = Floor temp) 12 measured from center of light.Week F (Brood Temp = Floor temp) 12 measured from center of light. Week F (Room Temp)Week F (Room Temp) Week F (Room Temp)Week F (Room Temp) Week F (Room Temp)Week F (Room Temp) Week F (Room Temp)Week F (Room Temp) NOTE: Room Temp is measured 6 above bird level

23 Temperature Control / Regulation

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25 Adequate Temperature Control

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27 Inadequate Temperature Control

28 Use Thermometers Correctly

29 Incorrect Thermometer Use

30 Pasted Vents – Excess Heat Exposure

31 What Housing IS IS NOT

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34 Set-up & Pre-Brood Set-up house 1 week prior to hatchSet-up house 1 week prior to hatch Heat house 3 days prior to hatchHeat house 3 days prior to hatch Record temps 1 day prior to hatchRecord temps 1 day prior to hatch Add feed and water 1 hour prior to receipt of chicks / poultsAdd feed and water 1 hour prior to receipt of chicks / poults Water temp. = 80 0 F for the first weekWater temp. = 80 0 F for the first week

35 Pre-Brood

36 Pre-Heat the House

37 Feed Type & Feeding Show Chow Branded ProductsShow Chow Branded Products Feed ContinuallyFeed Continually Freshen Feed DailyFreshen Feed Daily Change Feed Out Every Third DayChange Feed Out Every Third Day Raise feeders & Waterers to be even with the birds back throughout the grow-outRaise feeders & Waterers to be even with the birds back throughout the grow-out

38 Avoid This!!

39 Encourage This!!

40 Broiler Feeding Schedule Week 1100% HSC TSWeek 1100% HSC TS Week 2100% HSC TSWeek 2100% HSC TS Week 3 75% HSC TS – 25% HSC BCWeek 3 75% HSC TS – 25% HSC BC Week 4 50% HSC TS – 50% HSC BCWeek 4 50% HSC TS – 50% HSC BC Week 5 25% HSC TS – 75% HSC BCWeek 5 25% HSC TS – 75% HSC BC Week 6100% HSC BCWeek 6100% HSC BC Week 7100% HSC BCWeek 7100% HSC BCNOTE: HSC TS = Honor Show Chow Turkey Starter HSC BC = Honor Show Chow Broiler Complete

41 Roaster or 6-Week Feeding Schedule Week 1100% HSC TS Week 1100% HSC TS Week 2100% HSC TS Week 2100% HSC TS Week 3 50% HSC TS – 50% HSC BC Week 3 50% HSC TS – 50% HSC BC Week 4 25% HSC TS – 75% HSC BC Week 4 25% HSC TS – 75% HSC BC Week 5100% HSC BCWeek 5100% HSC BC Week 6 – Till Show100% HSC BC Week 6 – Till Show100% HSC BCNOTE: HSC TS = Honor Show Chow Turkey Starter HSC BC = Honor Show Chow Broiler Complete

42 Turkey Feeding Schedule Week 1 – % HSC TSWeek 1 – % HSC TS Week 13 – 14 75% HSC TS – 25% HSC TGFWeek 13 – 14 75% HSC TS – 25% HSC TGF Week 15 – 16 50% HSC TS – 50% HSC TGFWeek 15 – 16 50% HSC TS – 50% HSC TGF Week 17 – 18 25% HSC TS – 75% HSC TGFWeek 17 – 18 25% HSC TS – 75% HSC TGF Week 19 to Show 100% HSC TGFWeek 19 to Show 100% HSC TGFNOTE: SCTS = Honor Show Chow Turkey Starter SCTF = Honor Show Chow Turkey Grower / Finisher

43 Finish Feeding If you choose to do so Rule # 1 – KEEP IT SIMPLE!!!Rule # 1 – KEEP IT SIMPLE!!! Keep it fresh!Keep it fresh! Do not cook it!Do not cook it! Do not add whole or cracked grainsDo not add whole or cracked grains Feed as supplement – min./feedingFeed as supplement – min./feeding Spoon in on top of feed in feedersSpoon in on top of feed in feeders If droppings become loose – STOP!!!If droppings become loose – STOP!!! NOTE: This does not win the Show !

44 Vitamins & Electrolytes Antibiotics They have a specific purposeThey have a specific purpose –V & E – Hydration of birds & vitamin Supplement –Antibiotics – treat bacterial infection If the condition noted above is not present – these products are not neededIf the condition noted above is not present – these products are not needed Preventative measure for these products are no benefit to the bird!Preventative measure for these products are no benefit to the bird!

45 Physical Stimulation Several times per daySeveral times per day –Adjust your schedule No strenuous activityNo strenuous activity –Walk to feed and water – No Laps around house!! Minimize StressMinimize Stress –Too much excitability causes mortality

46 House Clean-outs No Defined ScheduleNo Defined Schedule –Bird density determines clean-out frequency Monitor Ammonia and Air QualityMonitor Ammonia and Air Quality –If you smell Ammonia upon entering house – MAKE ADJUSTMENTS Maintain Dry LitterMaintain Dry Litter –Wet litter encourages Ammonia, Bugs, Bacteria, etc.

47 Culling & Pen Selection Culling & Pen Selection

48 Culling WHY?WHY? –Remove Unthrifty Birds –Reduce Competition of Flock –Separate Male / Female (sexed show) –Reduce Feed Expense –Create Additional Floor Space

49 Culling How??How?? –Look for same qualities/characteristics that you would when selecting the pen for show! Length of BreastLength of Breast Width of BreastWidth of Breast Depth of BodyDepth of Body Taper of Breast MuscleTaper of Breast Muscle

50 Length & Width

51 Depth & Taper

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56 Purinas Winning Matrix

57 Land OLakes Purina Feed HAS YOUR FEED!! Honor Show Chow Turkey Starter Honor Show Chow Turkey Grower Finisher Honor Show Chow Broiler Complete

58 Benefits Provides Increased Moisture and baseline nutrition to chicks / poults during transportProvides Increased Moisture and baseline nutrition to chicks / poults during transport Attracts birds to feed Increased ConsumptionAttracts birds to feed Increased Consumption Reduced Ph level better nutrient absorptionReduced Ph level better nutrient absorption

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60 Feeding RecommendationFeeding Recommendation –Top dress Oasis for four (4) consecutive days each week. –Sprinkle lightly on all feeder space Finish Feeding – If you choose to do so –Top dress on finish feeding mixture once per day –Feed four (4) days each week after

61 Oasis is Working!!

62 PackagingPackaging –1 Bag = 22 Lbs –1 Box = 2 – 22 Lb. Bags PricingPricing –$75.00 / Bag (Retail) –$ / Box (Retail)

63 Birds that look like this….. Produce

64 THE WINNING RESULTS

65 Thank You! Questions?


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