Applied my first dusting of DE today

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by PineLaneFarms, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. PineLaneFarms

    PineLaneFarms Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 13, 2011
    Cant wait to see how it goes heard alot of good things and bad things on the forum. Ive been having a bad tick problem by the hen house and hopefully this will help. anyone have any sucess storys???
  2. Hollychic11

    Hollychic11 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 20, 2011
    Canonsburg PA
    yes I do...not so much my chickens but my dog and cats. Last year even after applying frontline on all my animals I still had fleas. I had read about DE on another site about flea control so I order some online. Coated all the cats and dog with it and at first I didn't think it was going to work but after about two weeks no fleas. I had a pretty good infestation in my house too and it also cleared up with alot of cleaning and sweeping though. This year I used it right before it got warm here in PA and I haven't seen a flea yet. I also dusted the cat items bed, cat tree etc. I have dusted my chicken coop a couple of times so far and it seems to keep the flies down also. Good Luck...

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