Diatomaceous earth (DE)

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Billy-jean, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Billy-jean

    Billy-jean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering how successful DE is for those of you who use it regularily,and what it's prevented,,I have been using it for 1 year now,with great success,,but I hear it' doesn't work effectively for some...Let me know your experiences with it :)
    I use it in the feed,and dust the hens 1 time a month,and sprinkle it unerd the bedding inside the coop,as well as in the sand they use for dustbathing..
     
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sprinkle it in the coop to keep things dried out and hopefully as a mite preventative. That's all.
     
  3. hockmangirl

    hockmangirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I add it to sand for dust bathing and on the coop floor after cleaning it out. So far so good, no pest issues. [​IMG]
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote: Sucess at what?
     

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