1. CatsCrazyCoop

    CatsCrazyCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you purchase DE?
    AND....how is it laid?
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    You buy food grade DE at the feed store. Some people find it online.

    I use the giant Costco coffee cans to scoop and sprinkle DE in the nesting boxes, coop, and run.
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Our semi local feed store and a franchise farm store both sell DE food grade. I sprinkle on the coop floor and on their roost. I reapply about every two weeks. It's dusty, so I wear a mask when cleaning the coop and applying the DE.
     
  4. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought my food grade DE at the local grain elevator. I use a flour sifter to dust my coup and nest boxes with the DE.
     
  5. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also sprinkle DE in the run, the coop and the nest boxes. I used a washed out parmesan cheese container to sprinkle it.
     

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