Use of Herbal Plants in Poultry Health Management in the Mushagashe Small-Scale Commercial Farming Area in Zimbabwe

@inproceedings{Mwale2005UseOH,
  title={Use of Herbal Plants in Poultry Health Management in the Mushagashe Small-Scale Commercial Farming Area in Zimbabwe},
  author={Marizvikuru Mwale and Evison Bhebhe and Michael Chimonyo and Tinyiko Edward Halimani},
  year={2005}
}
For poor smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe, conventional drugs have become very expensive and an out-of-reach resource for the health management of chickens. A diagnostic survey was undertaken in the Mushagashe district in Zimbabwe to determine the extent of the usage of Aloe vera and Aloe spicata in the health management of chickens. A total of 103 structured questionnaires were distributed to randomly selected farmers who owned chickens. Avian coccidiosis was found to be prevalent in chickens… CONTINUE READING

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