Benefits of Citronella and Peppermint Essential Oils for Chickens

Ever heard of essential oils for flock health? Well, if you’re a seasoned backyard chicken owner, you probably have It’s all the rage! And guess what? Strong Animals Chicken Essentials takes it to the next level They’ve packed in a bunch of awesome organic essential oils and even made it super easy to use No more guessing on how to give your flock a healthy boost or how to

Benefits of Lemongrass & Eucalyptus Essential Oils in Chicken Coops

If you’ve been around here long enough, it’s no secret that Coop Recuperate is hands down my favorite product for our coop bedding Part of the reason I got back into backyard chickens was because of this product!

Before Coop Recuperate, I hated the smell of backyard chickens They poop a bunch, create a lot of dust and just don’t smell fantastic Coop Recuperate changes all

Benefits of Tea Tree & Lavender Essential Oils

This week we’re going to talk about the benefits of tea tree and lavender essential oils for your chickens We use both lavender and tea tree essential oils in our home as well as our coop I think one of the biggest reasons that some backyard chicken keepers are leery of using essential oils is because they aren’t sure which ones are safe for their flock as well as how much to use and where

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All About Oregano Essential Oil for Chickens

I am so excited to share this week’s blog with you all! I feel there are so many questions in the backyard chicken world about essential oils What essential oils should I use? Are all essential oils created equal? Can I overfeed essential oils to my flock? Well, guess what? I got to sit down and talk with Dr Tim Broderick from the Strong Animals team and ask some of the questions you all have!

Try the Chicken E-lixir Challenge!

If you know me at all, you know that I’m always up for a good challenge! I know quite a few people who think water is water, and their chickens don’t need all that fancy stuff You may know someone like that too Or maybe you’re even that someone! However, I have a challenge for you I have been faithfully using Chicken E-lixir in our flock for 3 years now The health and vitality of our flock shows this

Nurture Your Birds with an Expanded Line of NatureServe Flock Feeds

Nurture your flock from chickens to ducks and turkeys/gamebirds with NatureServe® feed that contains the same essential oils that we feed our birds at Hoover’s Hatchery  NatureServe is the preferred feed brand of Hoover’s Hatchery and we encourage carrying on the tradition of feeding your flock at home with essential oils found in NatureServe feed to help keep your birds healthy

Previous to 2021, NatureServe offered only poultry feeds for chicks and chickens  Starting this Spring 2021, look for NatureServe’s expanded product flock offerings at retail stores:

  • NatureServe Chick Starter/Grower
  • NatureServe Layer Pellets
  • NatureServe Duck Starter/Grower (new)
  • NatureServe Duck Pellets