Poultry Breeder, Jill Weaver, Gives Orego-Stim an “Hen-ourable” Mention…

“I have kept chickens for the past 40 years and have been showing them for the last 13. I currently have about 400 birds, including species such as Wyandotte, Derbyshire Redcap, Vorwerk, Barbu Dúccle, Japanese Bantam, Phoenix and also my own breed! My breed has auto-sexing at the egg stage and I am hoping to have it recognised this year as a stand-alone breed.

I have been using Orego-Stim Liquid, by Anpario, for the past 10 years. The chickens are given the recommended dose in their drinking water, via a header tank, every day. In addition to this, I use it in the fermented grain I feed my birds, for which I combine 4ml of Orego-Stim Liquid with 4L of water, add it to the grain and leave it to ferment for three days. I have found that using this feed means I have no need for chick starter diets.

My main reason for using Orego-Stim Liquid is to help fight coccidiosis, but there are many other noticeable benefits, particularly regarding the birds general health. I find that the chickens withstand the stresses of the show season, for example the constant washing and transport, far better when they are consuming Orego-Stim. They maintain excellent health, with firm droppings and less waste. Breeders have an increased eggshell strength, and whilst I can’t comment on increases in fertility, I can say the chicks are always healthy.

There was an 8 month period in which I had run out of Orego-Stim Liquid, and whilst I was sourcing it, I had three chickens die from blackhead disease. I have never had any issues with blackhead when the birds have been on Orego-Stim Liquid.

I have been using Orego-Stim Liquid for such a long time now that I cannot remember how I originally heard about it. I tell everyone about it though! I have been running poultry workshops about twice a year for the last 10 years, as well as giving talks at garden clubs for people who want to learn about the health and well-being of chickens. Amongst other things, I always recommend Orego-Stim Liquid.”


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Our main focus is understanding animals’ intestinal health and nutrition, so we can help our customers achieve optimum animal performance, with good return on investment, boosting profitability in today’s modern livestock production systems.

Our technologies are developed, produced, and dispatched directly from our pioneering quality assured manufacturing plant in the UK.  We have over 30 years of expertise in the agricultural sector and we work with key research institutes and universities across the world to evaluate our innovative, cutting-edge technologies.  The Anpario portfolio is divided into four categories Health and Performance, Toxin Management, Feed Quality, Hygiene and Insect Control.  Anpario’s technologies come in specially designed packaging to guarantee consistency of the product and an excellent shelf life.

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