Poultry rearing is the most lucrative agri-business enterprise everyone would wish to venture into. However, just like any other business, there are numerous challenges that poultry farmers face. Rearing of chicken requires resources and time to get better benefits. Some of the common disease affecting chicken include coccidiosis, Marek's disease, fowl pox and Newcastle disease.
Today, we want to share with you two powerful Herbs you can use to prevent troublesome disease that might affect the quality of production in your poultry. Luckily, you can use these herbs in free-range or even in caged poultry.
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe vera belongs to the Lilliacea family of plants. This plant is magical. Research has shown that it is a potent antimicrobial and antifungal plant to be used against a myriad of infections.
2. Mexican marigold
Mexican marigold plant grows in central and western parts of Kenya. This herb contains antibacterial properties that serves well in promoting chicken health.
How to Use Them
1. Collect a handful amount of leaves (both Mexican marigold and aloe vera).
2. Grind the leaves on a clean place until you get a fine paste.
3. Add a considerable amount of water and let it stand for about two hours.
4. Filter the contents to obtain a syrup.
Method of administration
Give the decoction to your chicken to be fed on instead of water. Feed your chicken regularly to help them fight any diseases.
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