Fresh Nest Herbs

£4.99

A blend of aromatic herbs to enhance nesting areas. Calms and relaxes hens, while repelling pests and supporting overall health.

Benefits:

  • Aromatic Nesting: Enhances the nest area with pleasant scents.
  • Calming Effect: Calms and relaxes hens with soothing herbs.
  • Insect Repellent: Natural oils help discourage pests.
  • Immune Support: Herbs rich in antioxidants boost the immune system.
  • Stress Relief: Lavender and chamomile reduce stress.

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Description

Fresh Nest Herbs not only provide a wonderful smelling nest area but also help to relax and calm your hens. The natural oils in some of these herbs can also help discourage pests, which is a big win in our books! Weight 200g.

What herbs do we use?

Marigold Flowers, Rose Buds, Lemon Balm, Lavender, Blue Cornflowers, Spearmint, Chamomile, Oregano.

How do I use Fresh Nest Herbs?

Sprinkle liberally into the coop area, especially the nest boxes. We recommend around one small handful per nest box.

Health Benefits of Herbs and Flowers for Chickens:

  • Marigold Flowers: Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Improve skin and feather health, support the immune system, and act as a natural insect repellent. Marigold can create a clean and healthy nesting environment.
  • Rose Buds: Source of vitamin C and antimicrobial properties. Support the immune system and aid in wound healing. Rose buds can add a pleasant aroma and aesthetic appeal to the nest.
  • Lemon Balm: Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Supports digestive health, reduces stress, and improves overall well-being. Lemon balm helps keep the nest area fresh and stress-free.
  • Lavender: Acts as a natural stress reliever, benefiting laying and brooding hens. Can be added to dust baths or nesting boxes to promote calmness. Lavender creates a calming environment in the nest.
  • Blue Cornflowers: Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Support the immune system and overall health. Cornflowers enhance the visual appeal and health benefits of the nest.
  • Spearmint: Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Aids in digestion, improves respiratory health, and enhances feed palatability. Spearmint can help deter pests and provide a refreshing scent.
  • Chamomile: Anti-inflammatory and calming properties. Aids in digestion and promotes overall relaxation. Chamomile can create a soothing nesting environment.
  • Oregano: Strong antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Supports the immune system and helps prevent infections. Oregano helps maintain a healthy, pest-free nest.

Supportive Health Functions:

  • Immune Support: Herbs like marigold, oregano, and rose buds are rich in antioxidants and support the immune system.
  • Digestive Health: Herbs like lemon balm, spearmint, and chamomile aid in digestion and promote gut health due to their antimicrobial properties.
  • Stress Relief: Lavender and chamomile have calming properties, which can benefit laying and brooding hens.
  • Respiratory Health: Spearmint supports respiratory health due to its antimicrobial and expectorant properties.
  • Feather and Skin Health: Marigold flowers improve skin and feather quality due to their anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Insect Repellent: Marigold flowers and lavender act as natural insect repellents.

These herbs collectively contribute to the overall health, growth, and productivity of chickens, providing a balanced and nutrient-dense environment with a focus on immune support, digestive health, stress relief, and overall well-being.

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg

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