Herbs – Uses in Chicken Nesting Boxes

Herbs – Uses in Chicken Nesting Boxes

Simply pick a handful of your available herbs and put several sprigs in each box. It doesn’t matter whether you use one variety or a mix equal parts of each variety. Usually by the time you’re ready to clean out your boxes, the herbs are ready to be...
Happy Hens

Happy Hens

If you have access to fresh herbs, always opt for them rather than dried herbs. Nesting boxes are a fantastic way to use up homegrown herbs slightly past their prime, or if you are overrun with a certain variety at the end of the year. Don’t spend money to buy herbs...
Nesting box herbs

Nesting box herbs

Suitable Nesting Box Strewing Herbs Basil Borage Calendula Catnip Cilantro/Coriander Chickweed Comfrey Dandelion Dill Fennel Garlic Lambs Quarters Lavender Lemongrass Lemon Balm Marigolds Marjoram Marshmallow Root Mint (all varieties) Nasturtium Nettle Oregano Parsley...
Chook Aromatherapy

Chook Aromatherapy

Herbs make your coop smell awesome and provide a little “chicken aromatherapy,” we like it…….well, so do they!
Happy Chicken’s 3

Happy Chicken’s 3

Some chickens like to munch on certain herbs, and certain plants may even act as laying stimulants, you can bet your chickens will head for these and you will get to see first-hand what your chickens prefer.

Nesting Box Herbs

    There really is some reasoning behind putting herbs in nesting boxes, other than being a crazy chicken person. If you are a country person you may know that wild birds use herbs as they build their nests, this could be to possibly shield their babies...