DE for sale in central/upstate NY?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by trilyn, May 10, 2009.

  1. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    Hey NY'ers,

    I'm looking for somewhere to buy food grade DE locally, I've asked at a couple of feed stores. They sound interested, tell me they'll look into it, ask for my number and all that, but I never hear back from them and am tired of chasing them down. Does anyone have a lead on where to purchase some? I wouldn't mind driving up to 50-100 miles away. I figured I would just stock up enough to make it worth my while.

    Any help is appreciated. [​IMG] Trish
     
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  2. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
    Arkansas
    Shoot I just knew someone was going to accidentally say what DE is on this thread...

    I don't even know what it is! But good luck!
     
  3. naturegirl

    naturegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have also inquired locally about purchasing DE with no luck. Some people have only heard of pool grade DE, which is not the same. I had to order my food grade DE on Ebay. Here is a link to the company I purchased it from..... www.earthworkshealth.com It cost 13.00 for a 10 pound bag and 12.00 for shipping. It was a little more expensive than I had hoped but at least I have some now! Now I can label my eggs "Organic" It only took 3 days to recieve it. Good luck, hope this helps. BTW We live about 25 miles from E. Syracuse, In Oswego County [​IMG]
     
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  4. Oklahoma Lightning

    Oklahoma Lightning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WHAT IS DE PLEASE EXPLAIN
     
  5. codybird

    codybird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I tried searching for "DE" and the search engine here does not accept that as a word.
     
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  6. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think some call it fossile flour too. Will
     
  7. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    Hey naturegirl!! [​IMG] to you too! Thanks so much, I did order some from shadowridgedonkey.com and paid 18 inc shipping for 5 lbs. I love the stuff! I was just hoping to find it around here. Thanks for replying.
     
  8. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    Quote:I tried searching for "DE" and the search engine here does not accept that as a word.

    Check out this site: http://www.shadowridgedonkeys.com I buy my DE from them but I am going to check out the source naturegirl used also. There's a lot of good info about DE on this site. Hope it helps! [​IMG]
     

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