1. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been using food grade DE mixed in the pine shavings in my coop and PDZ under the roosts. I am very happy with the lack of odor inside the coop and was wondering if it is okay to use either product in the run as well. One run is covered and has a medium builders sand floor and the other is not covered and has a dirt floor, though our soil has a lot of natural sand. If I put it in the uncovered run would I have to change it after it rains?
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I don't know but you could try a small area to see how it works. I use PDZ in the coop too and love it. I have not used it outside.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote: No, it won't ever need to be "changed" just added to.
    It only works when it's DRY.

    It really won't do much in an uncovered area other than cost you money
     

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