Introduction: pumpkin also has a lot of benefits for people, modern nutritional science believes that pumpkin contains citrulline, arginine, maltotoxin, carotene, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E and calcium, potassium, zinc, chromium, selenium, and other minerals and pectin, cellulose and so on.
We all know that we raise soil chicken not only feed grain, but also feed some vegetables, fruits and so on, to supplement the chicken’s trace elements, to ensure the quality of soil chicken. Free-range chicken feeding is more mixed, especially at home some pumpkin and other squash vegetables often to the chicken, the benefits are many. Pumpkin is also one of the vegetables we usually eat, shaped like a lantern, very rich in nutrients, medicinal value is also very high, especially protein, vitamins, and carotenoids.
In fact, pumpkin is also a lot of benefits to people, modern nutritional science believes that pumpkin contains citrulline, arginine, maltotoxin, carotene, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E and calcium, potassium, zinc, chromium, selenium, and other minerals and pectin, cellulose and so on. In the three major thermogenic nutrients, pumpkin to carbohydrate-based, low fat content, for a good low-fat food; pumpkin polysaccharides can improve the body’s immune function; pumpkin in the rich carotene in the body can be converted into an important physiological function of vitamin A, so as to maintain normal vision, promote the development of bone has an important physiological function; pumpkin in the high-calcium, high-potassium, low-sodium, especially suitable for middle-aged and old people and hypertensive patients, is conducive to the prevention of osteoporosis and hypertension; pumpkin contains pectin can also protect the mucous membrane of the gastrointestinal tract from rough food stimulation, to promote ulcer healing, pumpkin can eliminate the mutagenic effect of carcinogens nitrosamines, cancer prevention, and can help the recovery of liver and kidney function, enhance the regenerative capacity of liver and kidney cells. The following is the application of pumpkin in raising chickens.
Pumpkin use in raising chickens is introduced:
1, when feeding chickens, raw and cooked can be eaten. When eating raw, the pumpkin will be diced, auxiliary feeding, for its free feeding. Cooked, steamed and crumbled, generally 3% to 5% mixing is appropriate.
2, there is information that feed some pumpkin during the feathering of laying hens, can also effectively accelerate its feathering time, in the usual breeding of friends who suffer from feathering can try this little recipe Oh.
3, for the use of laying hens, crushed 3% ~ 5% added to the feed, can increase the hen egg production, significantly improve egg quality, prolong the hen egg production peak period.
4, pumpkin taste good, and easy to store, generally mature in the fall can be put in the cold storage or cold cellar to save at least three months, or fall harvest time will be cut and dried, easy to use in winter crushing and mixing.
In summary, it can be seen with the pumpkin feed chickens have many benefits, home if there is a surplus of pumpkin can not finish, and it happens to raise chickens at home, you can try to use pumpkin feed chickens, there will be unexpected results.