Using Comfrey Salve for Injured Poultry

Using Comfrey Salve for Injured Poultry
Learning how to make a comfrey salve for chickens and ducks is easy. Comfrey salve is such a useful item to have around — everyone should have a jar of it on hand. Make one for your backyard chickens and one for yourself! Let’s look first at the plant: What is comfrey? How do you grow it? What benefits does it offer? Comfrey Plant Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a fast-growing perennial herb in the borage family with large, bristly leaves. The plant puts down a large black taproot and grows to up to four feet tall. The leaves at the base of the plant can be a foot long and get progressively smaller toward the top of the stem. Make sure to leave plenty of room for it to grow. Bell-shaped flowers can be white, pink, or purple. Though there are more than 30 species of comfrey, the most frequently used

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