- Lemon balm and basil have lots of nutrients and health benefits for chickens
- Ducks love them too!
- Lemon balm is very easy to grow – you can harvest your first year, and it’ll grow back!
- To easily clean herbs, put them into a 5 gallon bucket, add a top, and shake.
Which herbs are great for hens?
Immune supporting herbs for chickens
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