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(de) Diamtamaceous Earth

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SportTees, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where do you get DE? I have tried Coop and Tractor Supply and petsmart with out any luck- is it sold under a different name maybe???
     
  2. wateboe

    wateboe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had good luck getting information from the Perma Guard website. You can email them directly and they will tell you if there is a distributor in your area.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Spatcher, a BYC member, sells it at a very reasonable price and he ships it to you fast.
     
  4. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks gritsar!
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  6. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    God bless ya for spelling out what the heck DE stands for - I've asked a couple of times, but couldn't find an answer.

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  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:That's because none of us were willing to try and spell it right. [​IMG]
     
  8. riderbecky

    riderbecky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually its spelled Diatomaceous Earth. I've had google correct me a few times when I was researching it. [​IMG]
     
  9. momto2

    momto2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is DE used for?
     
  10. riderbecky

    riderbecky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If you do a search on this forum, you'll get lots of information. Mostly people use it for insect/pest control in both the coop and on the birds and it is also a good desiccant. ie mixed in the shavings it dries out the poop ergo poop doesn't smell so much.

    Please be cautious though. Only by food grade DE [​IMG]
     

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