If your interested in introducing herbs and natural supplements to your chicken keeping regiment these articles are very helpful. Personally, I’ve no experience with using herbs on my flock, but I’m certainly open to the idea if it will help keep my chickens healthy. A big thank you to these content contributors for sharing their knowledge. 🙂
The Basics of Natural Chicken Keeping
Using herbs and edible flowers, along with some natural supplements, you can keep your flock healthy relatively easily and very inexpensively and thereby avoid vet visits, antibiotics and medications….
For the last few years I’ve been a member of several Facebook farm and chicken groups. I also check out other chicken blogs. I’m curious about, and frankly sometimes question, some of the claims that are made. Recently I posted an article on Feeding Chickens. I know something about basic nutrition and filled in my knowledge gaps with some online research. I wanted to do a follow-up piece on using herbs to improve the health of your flock.
Most of us end up with leftovers after our Christmas, Thanksgiving or Easter feast – that’s part of the fun of the holidays. I am asked all the time what is okay for chickens to have and what’s not. Here are some popular holiday food items and my recommendations on sharing. Let’s start with some leftovers that are okay to share…