•   Graeme Jones commented on this post about 4 years ago
    Hi Everyone. I have started to have a mite problem with my chickens. I know that I can simply spray them, but I would prefer a less aggressive approach and are wondering if anyone has any ideas about "natural" remedies for mites in the chick coop?
    • I am unsure as to how effective it is, but I have been told that putting bunches of rosemary in the chicken coop and sprinkling rosemary leavesI am unsure as to how effective it is, but I have been told that putting bunches of rosemary in the chicken coop and sprinkling rosemary leaves throughout the nesting boxes can help to prevent mites. Worth trying it.  More ...
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    • Thanks for that suggestion Mark. Think I will also give it a go
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    • I saved a newspaper clipping about what plants to grow around your chickens to discourage mites, unfortunately that clipping is at home and I'm notI saved a newspaper clipping about what plants to grow around your chickens to discourage mites, unfortunately that clipping is at home and I'm not there till next Friday. I'll make a point of digging it out and post the info here for you then. Cheers P  More ...
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    • Thanks Peter, that will be much appreciated
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