If you’re interested in using essential oils with your chickens, you’ll want to tune into this episode of What The Cluck?! where we discuss just that.


In this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk about 4 essential oils you can use to raise a healthy chicken flock.


We also examine reasons to use essential oils over traditional Western medicine, as well as times when you might want to avoid using essential oils.


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We also talk about specific recipes for making your own chicken first aid items to have on hand in case of an emergency.


If you’ve never considered using essential oils on your homestead, I hope this episode helps you begin or your essential oil journey with your chickens.


In this episode you will learn:

  • Which 4 essential oils you can use to improve the health of your chickens
  • Recipes for wound care and to improve skin issues
  • How to make homemade cleaners for your coop
  • How to give your chickens essential oils without purchasing them


Links I discuss in this podcast:

Chicken Farms Try Oregano As Antibiotic SubstituteThe New York Times


How To Make Home Cleaners With Essential Oils From Untrained Housewife


Antimicrobial activity of essential oils and five terpenoid compounds against Campylobacter jejuni in pure and mixed culture experiments. – Pub Med


Composition and antibacterial activity of the essential oils of four commercial grades of Omani luban, the oleo-gum resin of Boswellia sacra FLUECK. – Pub Med


Wound Care Ointment Using Frankincense Essential Oil From Timber Creek Farm


Where to Purchase Essential Oils Through Timber Creek Farm


Natural Fly Repellent You Can Make In Your Own Kitchen – FrugalChicken


FrugalChicken Instagram page


FrugalChicken Facebook group


Feeding Your Hens Right!



Additional Reading:

5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Raising Chickens: Your Top 10 Questions Answered!


I’d like to hear from you!

How do you use essential oils with your chickens? What would you like to learn about using essential oils with chickens? Email me at editor@thefrugalchicken.com or comment below!

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    1. Hi Ginny, thanks for letting me know! I will try to have some articles about safely using them for your chickens soon (in addition to this podcast).

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