Native Chickens Control Ticks (Farming Tip 20)

MANY years back, we remember visiting the Bolong Farm in Paraoir, Luna, La Union. The farm was a diversified one with a few hundred head of cattle, poultry, piggery, fruit trees and vegetables. An unusual practice was raising native chickens which they allowed to roam around the cattle shed. The chickens loved to pick the ticks and thus freeing the animals of the pesky parasite. There was no need to treat the animals with chemical pesticide.

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