Deep litter Method and Stall Dry?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by LittleHouseDreams, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. LittleHouseDreams

    LittleHouseDreams In the Brooder

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    Can you use the DLM and Stall Dry and still put the litter on your mulch pile when you go to clean out? Just curious.
     

  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Yes!
     
  3. setter4

    setter4 Songster

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    I hope so...I do! [​IMG]
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I always have......
     
  5. LittleHouseDreams

    LittleHouseDreams In the Brooder

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    Thank you! That's terrific news![​IMG]
     

  6. big greg barker

    big greg barker Songster

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    Excuse my ignorance, but what is Stall dry?
     
  7. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

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    Quote:it's DE and Lime mixed together. gets rid of the ammonia and helps keep the shavings dry. used more for equine purposes, but works awesome in the coop.

    don't inhale it and don't get in on an open wound. don't get it in the food area.

    follow directions on the bag.
     
  8. Dustoff79

    Dustoff79 Songster

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    Last edited: Nov 14, 2008
  9. setter4

    setter4 Songster

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    Quote:it's DE and Lime mixed together. gets rid of the ammonia and helps keep the shavings dry. used more for equine purposes, but works awesome in the coop.

    don't inhale it and don't get in on an open wound. don't get it in the food area.

    follow directions on the bag.

    My chickens run and start pecking at it as soon as I toss any around. I've seen no ill effects from them eating it.
     

  10. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
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    my bad...sorry for the confusion. i am pretty sure my bag does say to keep out of the food area. i will check it in the a.m.

    it does work wonders. great in the duck coops as well.
     

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