Community Chickens – A Pocket Guide Of Chicken Terms: For The Novice

There is nothing more frustrating than being in the midst of caring for your first flock and hearing terms that make absolutely no sense. Much like traveling to a foreign country, chicken people speak an entirely different language. You could simply smile and act like you understood the conversation but you would be doing a…

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  1. Great article! I book marked it because I am integrating essential oils into my flock. Currently using oregano in their water, but I’m always looking for other things.

    I’ve heard that Lemon Grass can also be used, as a cleaner (spray bottle with either water or vinegar) and to deodorize.


    1. There are many essential oil options to use with your flock, the ones I listed are just the tip of the iceberg. Oregano is a great one-size-fits-all oil to keep your birds healthy. Let me know if you have any good testimonies with other oils as you start using them. I would love to hear about it!

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