Hello everyone Happy Holidays! first .
As you know my name is Saaniya i'm Psychologist & very passionate about chickens and their health and i keep finding all those natural and herbal stuff for your flock that makes your Backyard or Pet chickens super healthy .

Today's article is all about that famous herb from China & Japan that is use as a traditional Tea which contain huge health benefits , Yes Í'm talking about Camellia sinensis Aka Green Tea .


Green tea is very high high in Antioxidants . A small tea bag of Green Tea contains 10 Apples Antioxidants & flavonoids . Also green tea contain many other things too like
vitamins A, C, E and many of the B vitamins. There are 13 essential types of vitamins: A, C, D, E, K and Bvitamins (Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic acid (B5), Biotin (B7) Folate (B9), Pyroxidine (B6), Cobalamin (B12)

Really Awesome right!

Lets talk about what miracles Green Tea Can Do for your chicken . FYI! I personally used green tea on my roosters (I Have Pet Roosters) And i see good results on Cough , Cold Like Symptoms . One of it's chemicals is EGCG (epigallocatechin-gallate) which is known for its ability to increase the number of regulatory T cells, useful in fighting off autoimmune diseases. Other notable healing substances include fluoride, catechins, and tannins WOW!:eek:
Well, Green Tea is :

    • Antibacterial
    • Digestive aid
    • Diuretic
    • Antiinflammatory
    • Antiinfluenza
    • Antispasmodic
    • Antiviral
    • Antiulcer
    • Antioxidant
In my personal try my one rooster always shows some sort of walking backwards symptoms which are Vitamin E def. as you know vitamin E also contains antioxidants so just as a try when i give him 5 ml green tea by dropper his symptoms almost fade away :celebrateI Feel like soo happy! So now whenever i made a cup for myself i give it to my roosters too .

there are some researches shown that green tea in chickens routine help them prevent Cocci & Ecoli .
As i above mentioned that green tea is antiviral it can be used in issues like NDV (Newcastle Disease) . Green tea contains catechins, which are polyphenolic compounds that are known to exhibit strong anti-influenza activity. A study conducted on chickens by Lee HJ et al., 2012 showed that adding 10 g/kg of green tea
to the diet of chickens showed significant antiviral protection against AVIAN FLU

Chemistry Of Green Tea :
Fresh green tea leaves contain five major catechins: catechin (C), (−)-epicatechin (EC), (−)-epicatechin 3-gallate (ECG), (−)-epigallocatechin (EGC) and (−)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). These compounds are water-soluble and contribute to bitterness and astringency of green tea
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I Hope this information help and make you feel good about the use of green tea in chickens . thanks for reading
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About author
Hello my name is saaniya jackson and i am a psychologist . I have two beautiful roosters Tootoo and Teetee
I have a huge passion for poultry vet science .
I read and researched alot and would like to help everyone .

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Green Tea is wonderful for humans, animals we can only guess. There is no data to support the authors premise, like most if not all natural products for chickens. However, tons of interesting information here and very well formatted. I enjoyed reading up on Green Tea~
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Green tea has caffeine - about half of what a cup of coffee has. Caffeine contains methylxanthine which I believe is toxic to chickens. Can you check your referenced studies to see if your conclusion is accurate?
Thank you for writing this - but I'd need to see the study before I'd believe its beneficial and not harmful.
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Hi , yes we all know green tea contains caffeine but 1-5 ml didn't ever hurt a chicken . I'm currently give my both roosters one with walking backwards issue significantly improved and wherever I read there's no such side effects mentioned because the quantity given to chickens is very less then the human once . I will again check and update soon thank you


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