Garlic for mites??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Wendyba29, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. Wendyba29

    Wendyba29 In the Brooder

    Will garlic help keep mites off the chickens? I read an article that said to take 5-6 cloves of garlic (not the whole bulb), Put in the blender with 2-3 cups of water and then add that to about 2-3 gallons of water and give as the only water source for a day or so to keep the parasites/worms down. Do you think that would work against mites as well??
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    Don't think so, it typically doesn't work well against the worms either.. It can help i hear, but shouldn't be counted on..

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