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DE Food Grade~ Where is the best place to buy this bulk from???

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by tiffanyg2, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any websites or links for some good pricing for DE Food Grade! Thanks ~ [​IMG]
     
  2. Hoss1975

    Hoss1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try the nearest health food store.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    SOUTH CAROLINA...

    Buena Vista Alpacas - Aiken, SC 803-594-0788

    Randall Gooding - Bishopville, SC 803-428-2161or 803-428-7418


    These are two Custom Milling reps in SC. CM selling Perma Guard DE. Some feed stores may get it in, but be warned, they may tell you it's food grade, but if it doesn't say so on the bag, it probably isn't.
     
  4. Mzyla

    Mzyla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm buying my either on www.ebay.com or www.amazon.com
    I researched and those were the cheapest places.
    Where we live, local Stores doesn't carry DE.
     
  5. Fritatta

    Fritatta Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Hoss1975

    Hoss1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking for some last week,been searching for a while now,just out of chance i decided to call the local health food store and they had it,it's $10.99 for a 1 gallon jug of it.Evidenty this it's a hot new thing among the health food freaks.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    There is a Custom Milling rep in Murphy, NC and we were paying about $25 for 50# a couple years ago. The local co-op now sells the same brand for $38 for 50# and I just found out that another feed store in town is a rep for Custom Milling, but no idea what they're selling the DE for. I'm out and need some now. I use about 75# a year. Used to use 100# but have fewer birds now.
     
  8. Saltcreek

    Saltcreek Out Of The Brooder

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    The most expensive place to buy DE is at a health food store. $10.00/gal is steep. Through Amazon.com you can get Perma-Guard Diatomaceous Earth DE Food Grade 50 lb bag for $24.99 plus $30.00 shipping which is where I got it. With 50# bag you have enough to dust chickens, coop and put in their dust bath. Lasts a long time. You'll go broke buying that much at the store buy the gallon or 5# bag.
     
  9. kimntep

    kimntep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Amazon..$27 for 50#, plus shipping. Couldn't find it ANYWHERE locally, so yes, I paid the shipping, but I use A LOT of it and one bag is only half gone after a little over 3 months.
     
  10. tiffanyg2

    tiffanyg2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hahahah~ wait a second~ the hottest thing for the health food freaks?? What are they doing with it!
     

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