One of the most powerful and resistant to environmental crosses turkeys, is a heavy cross – Big 9 (Big-9). This breed inyukov popular because it does not require any special conditions for growing. Turkeys quickly able to acclimatize and adapt to the new environment. In addition, they are famous for high quality meat productivity and are a good example of a very hardy pets.
In order to raise the representatives of this breed is no need for high costs of feed means, for live weight gain is very high, and the cost per kilogram of body weight is extremely low. Big 9 – is a heavy cross, which is ideal for the maintenance of on-farm or small business estates.
The average egg production data submitted cross, about eight and a half months, up about 120 eggs, percentage hatchability of eggs – 82% -85%.
What a line of feed per unit of body weight – depends on the particular type of feeding. There are several types of preparation recommended diets, as well as several manufacturers supply for turkeys.
Drawn heavy cross turkeys – the Big 9, the developer of “Britіsh United Turkeys Limited” British companies. In modern times, this company has become a trade mark under the leadership of “Aviagen Turkeys Limited”. In addition to developing the Big 9 (Bіg-9), those two companies jointly engaged in the development and other cross turkeys as BYT-8 (BUT-8), the Big 6 (Bіg-6) and a few lesser-known varieties of turkeys.