This is one of the products we keep on hand and use on our flocks all the time
, and not for anecdotal reasons, either. Commercial producers Bell & Evans
and Perdue have used it to successfully replace antibiotics in their facilities! Plus, researchers at Cargill, one of the world's largest and longest-operating feed manufacturers, have reported their findings
that the ingredients in RopaPoultry Complete Oregano Oil+ supplement
have a significant effect on poultry gut health, limiting the need for
These real-world applications have proven that "Ropa" really works. You can use RopaPoultry to prevent viral and bacterial ailments, and to treat digestive issues like sour crop, vent gleet, pasty butt and diarrhea. Customers have also reported it does wonders for birds just doesn't "look right" or who have feather growth issues. We've even used it to successfully treat respiratory issues in our own flocks.
The essential oil ingredients have antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial agents that really work. Just listen to Purdue crow about it!
Formerly only available for commercial flocks, this product now comes in small sizes for backyard flock owners. The 100% natural formulation includes essential oils of oregano, cinnamon, pepper, eucalyptus and thyme, among others, to fight bacteria, fungi and parasites, while improving the quantity and quality of eggs, the condition of the skin and plumage. (Those of you with large flocks or small commercial enterprises, consider our exclusive 1 and 5 gallon sizes!)
Included measuring cup makes dosing easy
You'll use 12 ml per gallon of water as a preventative, or 24 ml to treat an active illness. The integrated measuring cup makes it easy to dose their water with the right amount of product.
RopaPoultry Complete Ingredients:
Emulsifier (E484) propylene glycol, water, oregano, cinnamon, pepper, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, milk thistle, artichoke, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil, thyme oil
RopaPoultry Complete can be given to your chickens throughout the year to prevent illness in the first place. Just add to drinking water at 12-24 ml per gallon (2.5 - 5 tsp) using the integrated measuring device. RopaPoultry Complete can be given to chicks, if necessary, but the manufacturer recommends starting the dosage at just 6ml per gallon — because of the taste — and slowly increasing to full strength over a period of a couple of months.
Safety Note: For use with poultry and other avian species only.