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Build A Dust Bath For Chickens In Just 5 Minutes!

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Build A Dust Bath For Chickens In Just 5 Minutes!

Chickens need to keep themselves free of mites and other parasites, and building a dust bath for chickens can be done in just 5 minutes. So why do chickens roll in dirt to dust bathe? Well, its how they keep themselves free of external parasites that can cause all sorts of health problems. Making your own dust bath for chickens also ensures that your hens are bathing with beneficial dirt, rather than dirt caked with manure, dead and decaying matter, etc, that harbor bad bacteria that can harm your birds [1]. You can also include parasite-preventing supplements and herbs to...

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