Author Archives: Christine Dinas

Not To Be Used In Food Producing Species – Avitrol Plus label warning explained

Avitrol Plus is an incredibly popular wormer of choice for many poultry keepers due to the fact that it covers pretty much any possible worm that affects chickens/poultry. It also comes in tablet form which many owners prefer to use, making administration relatively straight forward, as well as the reassurance that their chickens/poultry have had […]

Saltbush (Atriplex nummularia and A. amnicola) as potential plants for free-range layer farms: consequences for layer performance, egg sensory qualities, and excreta moisture.

Written by C. de Koning, R. Barekatain, M. Singh, Kelly Drake 2019. Highly adapted plant species suited to low rainfall conditions need to be considered for free-range poultry farms, particularly in marginal rainfall areas. A group of suitable plants are the saltbushes, in particular old man saltbush (Atriplex nummularia) can provide shelter, shade, and possibly forage. The first […]