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

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    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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