If a hen house there are other animals, close chickens in night shelter and let set for a few days. Give water immediately and food from the day after your purchase. If there are already other chickens, hierarchical attention to the struggles that will arise: the newcomers will certainly harassed by older guests. Keep them for the first week in a large cage in the night shelter, so that the other chickens get used to their presence. Afterwards, let always available some safe perches on which newcomers can take refuge and similarly predispose the partitions to "L" for costutuire caches visual. In head to one to two weeks the new hierarchy should be established. Never insert an adult rooster in a hen house that guests already have one: you would find yourself facing death struggle.
Females are good layers and is a great chicken table, thanks to its good weight and the flavor of the meat. The average deposition is about 170 to 190 eggs per year of rosy color and weight of 58-62 grams.
Feeding:The water should always be clean and then will change frequently. If kept in the hospital overnight, the trough is then set on a rack off the floor. The food will be plentiful and tailored to the needs of the animals in the herd, place feeders in the night shelter. Hens and chicks in growth will require food with higher protein component; to the other animals we give a feed base consisting of a mixture of grains, for example composed for 50% of corn and for the rest from barley, oats, soy flour, sorghum, rice green grain. The vegetables should be part of the diet as well as wild herbs, if they have not already grazing available, and possibly served to the animals in a rack off the ground.