Preparing your Chooks for Winter

As we enter the chilly months, you may be wondering how to ensure the well-being and warmth of your feathered friends. Here are some helpful insights and tips to support your flock from May to August, keeping them healthy and comfortable during the colder season.   Understanding Feather Moulting With the arrival of autumn, the…

The Moulting Season

The Moulting Season Have your chooks started to moult yet?  Are you noticing feathers floating around the coop?   With the Autumn moult imminent you can do a lot to help your flock through this demanding time. Moulting is triggered by hormones that respond to less daylight hours, actually making new feathers whose growth pushes…

Prevention is Better Than Cure

The Best Medicine – Natural Supplements & Herbs for Chooks Keeping our chickens healthy is really important. Our motto at Natural Chicken Health is ‘prevention is better than cure.’ Chickens need vitamins, minerals, good nutrition, and like us, they need low stressors and sufficient rest.   Physical Stressors There are physical measures we can take…

GARLIC – Good for our Chooks!

For many of us garlic is known as a champion antibiotic, anti-fungal, vermifuge (wormer), anti-parasitic and all-round immune support herb….very good for our chooks. It is also thought to improve the chicken’s appetite and the size and quality of the eggs they lay. ☑️Boosts immune system ☑️Repels mites, lice, ticks and other parasites ☑️Natural wormer…

Prevent Chicken Leg Problems

Our Chooks’ legs are very important to their general well-being. It’s up to us to inspect them regularly and prevent chicken leg problems. There are a few quite common leg problems that can occur in your flock so it is best to inspect legs every month alongside your Super Mash health regime. Not only does…