Chicken Coop Disinfectant Recipe - orange peels steeped in vinegar for a month, then put in a spray bottle. Making my own would be much less expensive. It is sprayed inside the coop when I clean it to discourage mites, fleas, bugs, etc.
Keep Rodents out by planting mint around the coop. Spearmint, peppermint, wintergreen, even lemon balm all help deter mice. Sprinkle fresh or dried mint in the coop and nesting boxes year round. put in cement blocks around the bottom
Can herbs keep chickens healthy? Does herb use increase the immune response in the flock? The answer to both questions appears to be, yes! Chickens love herbs, so dosing them with these natural compounds is an easy task. - Gardening Go
Creating a Chicken Habitat with Tips from Jungle Fowl -