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Chicken farmers replace antibiotics with oregano oil

Chicken farmers replace antibiotics with oregano oil

normanack Give this chicken some oregano oil and call me in the morning. Animals raised to be food get diseases easily. There’s a lot of them hanging around in one place, waiting to die, so it’s not terribly surprising that they get sick. Precautions have to be taken, which is why these animals have long been given antibiotics. The problem with antibiotics is that feeding animals too many of them breeds disease-resistant germs. But it’s possible that a solution exists, and bonus: It sort of seasons chickens from the inside. Oregano oil may be a natural solution to protecting chickens from germs without antibiotics, and also probably making them taste like pizza. Belle and Evans Farms in Pennsylvania has been using oregano oil to keep its chickens healthy for about three years now. Its owner, Scott Sechler, told The New York Times , “I have worried a bit about how I’m going...

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