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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by danniboi1990, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 16, 2011
    ive read that chickens benefit from putting garlic in the water.. is this true? if so why? does it have to go in the water or can i feed it them in some sort of food? [​IMG] thanks for any advice given [​IMG]
  2. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2011
    Ooh, bookmarking as this sounds interesting.
  3. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    Chickens benefit from the garlic in a few ways. The sulfur in garlic is a natural immunity booster and natural, but mild, blood thinner~good for cardio health. It also makes their blood undesirable to parasites. It will not make your eggs taste different...after all, they taste of sulfur anyway.

    You can place garlic juice in the water or garlic powder in their feed.
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    It is said that Garlic -
    Helps purify the blood and stimulate the functions of the whole body. Very good when breeding. Re-establishes the intestinal bacteria after treatment for worms or coccidiosis. Youngsters will grow healthy and stronger, and maintain resistance to infection.

    But if you are going offer Garlic to your birds use -
    Garlic oil to there food or you can add Garlic Juice to there water.

    Garlic Juice is water-soluble and you may have to get it at a good online Pigeon Supply store. You can get it a Jedds. http://www.jedds.com/StoreFront.bok

  5. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 16, 2011
    thanks for replying guys [​IMG] ill try the garlic [​IMG]

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