What types of vitamins do roosters need?
Roosters require different types of vitamins in their diet or through medications and supplements to ensure optimal performance throughout their lives, especially during events. The main types of vitamins they need are:
- Amino acids
What steps can I take to improve the health of my rooster?
- Nutrition: One of the most important factors for a healthy rooster is a diet rich in proteins, carbohydrates, and healthy fats.
- Vitamins and Minerals: To enhance training performance, a variety of vitamins and supplements can be included in the rooster’s diet.
- Facilities: The environment where roosters live should be cleaned at least once a year to prevent diseases and maintain the roosters in good conditions.
- Training: Adapting the rooster’s routine to the three stages of training (pre-conditioning, conditioning, and post-conditioning) is crucial to strengthen their muscles, oxygenation, and vitality before events.
- Rest and Recovery: Roosters are exposed to constant stress during training, so they require adequate rest and recovery. Establishing a schedule for rest between training sessions is beneficial.
Homemade Vitamins for Roosters:
Due to its soothing, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties, bee honey has been used for a long time in both humans and fighting roosters. It contains vitamins A, D, E, B1, C, K, choline, rutin, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, aluminum, iron, zinc, manganese, lead, silicon, chlorine, sulfur, and magnesium, making it one of the best vitamin sources.
Garlic is a superfood that provides vitamins and has a low-calorie content. It offers antioxidant benefits and functions as an antibiotic. Additionally, garlic helps eliminate harmful bacteria, prevents and aids in the treatment of parasitic diseases. When used for roosters, garlic is beneficial due to its levels of Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, sulfur, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.
Citric lemon juice has high levels of vitamin C, which helps prevent respiratory and parasitic diseases in your rooster. This can help prevent common diseases in fine fighting roosters and maintain their health throughout their lives. Simply dilute freshly squeezed lemon juice in three liters of water.
Apple Cider Vinegar:
With its high levels of enzymes, minerals, and vitamins, apple cider vinegar has medicinal qualities for birds. It reduces bacterial growth, thereby reducing the occurrence of intestinal diseases such as Coccidiosis. It also prevents bacteria and fungi from spreading in the digestive system. In addition, it possesses anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties.
Note: While these homemade vitamins can offer some benefits, it’s important to consult with a veterinarian or poultry expert for proper guidance on dosage and supplementation to ensure the well-being and health of your roosters.