Bugs Away

All natural Vet formulated
Keep parasites and pest insects away from your chicken coop and hens with Bugs Away, a 100% natural and non-toxic insect repelling powder.
  • All-natural and safe for chickens
  • Effectively repels lice, mites, and parasites
  • Safe for use around humans and other pets
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Bugs Away is a must-have product for every backyard chicken keeper to help prevent infestations of parasites and pest insects. Its 100% natural and non-toxic insect repelling powder creates a hostile environment in bedding and nesting materials that cuts and desiccates pest insects and enhances the effectiveness of hens’ dust bathing. Its special combination of ingredients not only helps keep pests away but also promotes a clean and hygienic environment for your flock.This environmentally friendly product is completely safe to use around humans, chickens and household pets, making it an ideal solution for keeping pests at bay without harming the environment. Bugs Away is also effective in treating increasingly common poultry lice and mites, as well as fleas. It can be added to dust bathing materials to maximise their effectiveness, and it treats a standard chicken coop for up to nine months. With Bugs Away, you can rest assured that your chickens are protected from parasites and pest insects and enjoy a clean and healthy living environment.

Delivery time depends on your location and the shipping method you choose. We dispatch orders every business day (excludes weekends and public holidays), with online orders generally shipped the same day if received before 8 am. 

Once dispatched, standard delivery will arrive within approximately:

  • Melbourne metro: 3–5 business days
  • Regional Victoria: 7–10 business days
  • Interstate cities: 5–14 business days
  • Non-Victorian regional areas: 10–22 business days

If you select express shipping at checkout, this will normally reduce the arrival date by one to two business days.

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Family Values

Giuliana and Jason, owners of Talking Hens, are from an educational background and love talking to and interacting with customers. Warmly welcoming families to the farm is always a joy and they love watching the excitement of children seeing the hens, often for the first time.

Supporting, encouraging, and providing best practice information to families is a priority along with answering any and all questions. Staff are thoroughly trained, friendly, and approachable so that they are able to provide expert advice and support for families both new and experienced in keeping backyard chickens.


Circular economy principles are at the heart of Talking Hens, with a strong commitment to innovation, sustainability, and environmentally-friendly practices. Working on new ways to produce high-quality products using hempcrete, recycled wood and 3D Printing with metal and plant-based plastics are just some of the materials and technology that the business has been using. We are constantly searching for new, more sustainable practices, using locally made, high-quality, and recyclable materials wherever possible.

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