how to make rooster heavy, gain weight!!! help please

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kriz the farmer, Oct 27, 2018.

  1. kriz the farmer

    kriz the farmer Songster

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    hello my rooster is 7 month old .he is a white leghorn
    currently he weights 1.7 kg and is not good at eating like he is bored of what he gets
    any suggestion to make him gain weight and eat more

    his diet consist of boiled eggs, millet ,oats,porridge,pulses,legumes,nuts,rice
     
  2. Melky

    Melky Spring has sprung!

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    A white leghorn should get about 5-51/2 lbs. Are you feeding a feed mix? If so what protein amount? Also does he live with younger birds and hens? Helps to know for recommendations. In general a 16-18% protein grower feed should be ok. If mixed ages of young and old then a flockraiser feed would work for growth. If mixed with laying hens a grower or layer feed of 16-18% should be ok. Poultry Grit should be offered free choice as well.
     
  3. AMERAUCANAS4REAL

    AMERAUCANAS4REAL Crossing the Road

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    Regular food makes birds gain the most weight in muscle. He likely never will. Leghorns, especially hatchery Leghorns, are skinny birds.
     
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  4. Wyorp Rock

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    @kriz the farmer can you post some photos please?
    I know you have struggled in the past, let's see if we can get someone from India to help you with his diet and vitamin intake. @Saaniya do you have any suggestions for Kriz?

    In the mean time, I would increase his protein - fish, meat, eggs and get some vitamins into him a couple of times a week.
     
  5. MissChick@dee

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    I understand that in some countries there is not “feed” available to purchase.
    It is possible that you might need to de-worm him. Is that available to you?
    I also understand that animal protein such as meat is at a premium. Feeding egg is a good source.
    Make sure he’s not having some type of digestive problem. Does he have crop issues?
     
  6. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    His weight is ideal for his age
    In my eyes
    We can't fast his weight gain his system will hurt ..like broiler


    @Wyorp Rock i.told.him.& show him.vitamins bottle i.use & handy in India Delhi

    There's only vitamins can help also Pearl Millet (High Quality) dirt free

    If pearl millet combined with vitamins 1 drop daily weight score very good but 1.7.KG for 7 month old roo is perfect otherwise his leg affect due to weight leghorn is not so.heavy in.india

    @kriz the farmer
     
  7. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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  8. Wyorp Rock

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    Thanks @Saaniya :thumbsup
     
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  9. Saaniya

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  10. kriz the farmer

    kriz the farmer Songster

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    I can not buy themultivitamin as the place you told his far away and he don't eat pearl millets and behaves like he is bored of food
     
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