You will recieve a small bag of Fresh Dried Herbs to enhance your flock’s health by incorporating into their diet. What your hen eats impacts the taste of the eggs significantly.
During the months that your herb garden is not producing, these fresh dried herbs offer an anourmous amount of benefits. We add the following dried herbs. It smells good, chicks love it, and you can feel good knowing exactly what your flock is consuming.
It is recommended to grow these herbs in your garden when possible. We add the following dried herbs in our chick starter feed. It smells good, chicks love it, and you can feel good knowing exactly what your babies are consuming. We also feed these dried herbs in the winter months to our adult flock.
- Basil promotes mucus membrane and respiratory system health. Other health benefits include: anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, blood vessel-protector, anti-microbial activity against a wide range of bacteria (yeasts, molds and viruses), and keeps egg yolks a radiant orange. It is loaded with vitamin K, manganese, vitamin A beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, iron, folate, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids.
- Bay leaves are a good antiseptic, antioxidant, immune system booster, and insect repellent.
- Chervil is high in protein. It is a great supply of thiamin, riboflavin, niacin,magnesium, phosphorus, selenium (prevents wry neck), vitamin A, folate, calcium, iron, potassium, and zinc.
- Cilantro High in protein. Helps keep fungus at bay, antioxidant properties, bone health, high in Vitamin A for eye health and Vitamin K for blood clotting.
- Comfrey aids digestion, anti-inflammatory, supports bone and artery growth, vitamin B12, and is high in protein.
- Dandelion have seven times more phytonutrients than spinach, has antioxidants, an excellent source of calcium, and creates orange yolks.
- Dill supports disease prevention, parasite control, respiratory health, high protein, and is an insecticide.
- Fennel offers disease prevention, parasite control, high protein, and enhances reproductive health (egg laying)
- Thyme helps mucus membranes and is great for keeping the respiratory tract healthy or aid in recovery from a respiratory illness. It is an aromatic herb that repels pests.
- Pumpkin helps immunity, wormer, laying stimulant, Enhances reproductive health for egg laying, helps control parasites anti fungal, and circulatory system.
- Marjoram is a laying stimulant, Enhances reproductive health (egg laying) and high in protein.
- Mint helps to naturally lower body temperature. Add mint to water in the summer to help chickens cool down. Fosters feather growth as well.
- Nettles increase egg production, health boost, blood cleanser, wormer, high in vitamins and nutrients.
- Oregano supports immune system to combat coccidiosis, salmonella, infectious bronchitis, avian flu, E. coli, and respiratory health. It is packed with vitamins, including E & K, calcium and antioxidants.
- Parsley is a powerhouse, of vitamins A, B, C, E and K, calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium and zinc. It aids in blood-vessel development and also stimulates egg laying.
- Pineapple Sage aids nervous system development. Refreshing pineapple scent.
- Sage is rich in antioxidants and vitamins and is reported to combat salmonella and disease control.
- Spearmint is an antiseptic, insecticide, stimulates nerves, brain and blood functions, eases fatigue.