home remedies for sick chickens and laying hens with regards to chicken
diseases and problems: Marek's
egg bound, egg eating, worms, diarrhea,
mites, molting .... There
is plenty of help
here for your chicken
People have been using alternative medicine for centuries. It
way things used to be without the harmful drugs and additives that we
are forced to consume everyday either directly or indirectly via our
We hope that with your sick chicken you will look for natural home
remedies and try alternative or traditional medicine
pumping your sick chickens full of antibiotics and drugs.
For example did you know
that you cod
liver oil is good for your
So is cider
placed in the water for good chicken
health as it eliminates internal parasites and acts as a tonic.
Epsom Salts are good remedies for stopping
diarrhea in chickens, and chopped
also be fed to your chickens to prevent worm infestations. Aloe
Vera for your chickens is a wonderful
all-round health food.
One very sick chicken. Notice the
We have a free e-book on
chicken diseases and how to treat them using
natural remedies. See what the book contains from the words of the
HOW TO USE THIS COMPENDIUM FOR YOUR SICK CHICKENS
"A compendium is a summary of a larger work or field of knowledge." The
field of knowledge on alternative or traditional remedies for livestock
is vast and complex. It covers herbal treatments, homeopathy,
better chicken management, nutrition, acupuncture, massage among
others for sick chickens and chicken diseases.
This compendium of
laying hen problems is a working manual for the natural management and
treatment of common and not so common chicken diseases, illness or
problems that you may encounter in the
raising of the laying chicken. It includes the diseases, parasites, and
problems I encountered in my research on the natural rearing of
Unfortunately in is neither exhaustive nor complete. In gleaning
information from many different sources I often found no alternative
remedies for certain diseases. These sections are left blank in order
to provide you with a place for notes, references, or your own creative
remedies as you develop or discover them. This manual is a work in
progress for all of us. We all, as managers of organic laying flocks,
have something to contribute to the development of progressive ways to
prevent and treat what ails the hen.
The compendium is set up for quick reference and note taking. Keep it
in the barn and keep track of other preventative measures or treatments
you have tried. When I was able to find it I included information in
the following categories. The remedies are recorded verbatim from the
references so may sometimes seem vague. I am leaving some
interpretation to the reader. When I found nothing I left it blank for
you to fill in as your experience and knowledge grows."
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