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

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    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???
     
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    Hollychic11 Out Of The Brooder

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    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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