Diatomaceous earth (food grade) as a supplement

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by elisec, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. elisec

    elisec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone use diatomaceous earth to help prevent intestinal parasites? Other reasons to use it?

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  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Does anyone use diatomaceous earth to help prevent intestinal parasites

    Nope, it works ok on external parasites but that is about it.

    Chris​
     
  3. elisec

    elisec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK. Thanks!
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Does anyone use diatomaceous earth to help prevent intestinal parasites?

    Lots of people use it for that

    Unfortunately it doesn't work on internal parasites​
     
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