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4 Herbs to Help Repel Insects From Your Chickens


| 11/20/2019 9:41:00 AM


Have you had problems with your chickens being annoyed with flies, mites or other problematic insects?  You may not have noticed your chickens scratching in the spring when the insects become more active, but odds are that they've been doing it.  You can grow herbs that will help to keep the insects off of your chickens and away from their coop.

Lavender, marigolds, mint and nasturtium are easy to grow and all have insecticide value for your chickens.

Lavender

This relaxing and calming herb will calm your flock, just like it would for you.  The highly fragrant flowers will help to repel insects.



Lavender also has the ability to increase blood circulation for your hens.





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