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keep your hens happy

with fossilshield® red mite protection

Backyard

Get started with our essential fossilshield® red mite treatments for your hens.

Smallholder

Shop our fossilshield® red mite treatments ideal for smallholders with more than a few hens.

Farm

Learn about our nationwide professional red mite treatment services tailored for farms.

Happy Hens

FOSSILSHIELD® reduces the hassle of application and keeps your hens happy and comfortable with less stress.

Residual Protection

FOSSILSHIELD® grips around surfaces, cracks and crevices where red mite like to live, providing a unique residual protective layer

Unique & Effective

As they crawl through FOSSILSHIELD®, it scratches the outer waxy layer of red mite, drying them out in a physical way.

Starter Kit

get started with one of our fossilshield® red mite control kits

Starter Kit

get started with one of our fossilshield® red mite control kits

essentialhen shop

all fossilshield® products and application accessories for hen keepers

essentialhen shop

all fossilshield® products and application accessories for hen keepers

professional treatments

for farmers

professional treatments

for farmers

Refills

for existing fossilshield® customers

Refills

for existing fossilshield® customers

About Us

We are essentialhen, the home of fossilshield and a market leader in helping farmers control red mite for over two decades. We take pride in our excellent products and superior service which protect over 8 million hens in the UK and Ireland.