grade/not food grade...???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kbu, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. kbu

    kbu In the Brooder

    Nov 15, 2010
    i know this has got to be out there already...but wow o guys really go whith the info and it is great!!!

    OK...i know what DE is and have used it for a while from the garden store around the blue birds and in the barn and feed storage bins.
    the question is..what is FOOD GRADE and what is the dif. between it and "refular" DE that i got from the garden store and have been using for 2 years? what is the benefit of the food grade over any other? what can i do with it that you can not do with "regular" and why could i do dif. things depending on what the type is?
    thanks for any information and help.[​IMG]

  2. cubalaya

    cubalaya Crowing

    Nov 19, 2008
    central virginia
    the other one is poison to chickens
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    There are threads about it linked on the FAQ page.

    Not everyone uses it; many feel it is useless or worse. Certainly it should not be inhaled. Read and make up your own mind.

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