Diatomaceous Earth – using it around our chooks

Diatomaceous Earth – very useful around our coops and good for our flock! 🐥Controls parasites 🐥Contains high levels of natural soluble silica 🐥Improves egg production 🐥Larger birds – stronger and healthier 🐥Contains many trace minerals Pronounced die-uh-tuh-MEY-shus and frequently shortened to ‘DE’, diatomaceous earth is a truly remarkable mineral-based substance made from the fossilised remains…

Extreme cold & Winter chicken care

Extreme cold & Winter chicken care There are a few things that we can do over the Autumn molt period and into the cold Winter weather to look after our backyard chooks well.   Winter in the ‘Chookouse’ Ventilation in the chook house is essential for your flock throughout the whole year including Winter, so…