DE Question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BR75, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. BR75

    BR75 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 12, 2010
    My coop is 8' X 8'. I am going to try the deep liter method. I have read about putting DE in the nesting boxes and the pine shavings, but I am not really sure how much I should put down with my current floor space. Can anyone tell me how many lbs I should put into my pine shavings or is there a general rule about lbs per ft2?
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I don't know of any general use directions, but I run my flock out of their coop & use about a quart to dust EVERYTHING in a 8'x16' area.

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