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Diatomaceous Earth. *URGENT*

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BarredCometLaced, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. earnhardtlvr

    earnhardtlvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No...neither of those will work. To use DE it MUST say FOOD GRADE. Both of the links u posted did not say it was food grade. Do another search for DE and include food grade in the search and u should find the correct stuff! Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Neither. You want it to say food grade DE. I wouldn't trust either of those.
     
  3. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what makes food grade DE food grade??
     
  4. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Did you check with your feed store? I'm lucky enough that mine sells the Codex Food Grade DE in 50# bags.
    No shipping charges.
     
  6. CarrieW

    CarrieW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get mine from the local garden center/nursery. They had the regular kind, but when I asked, they were happy to order food grade in for me.
     
  7. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The label
     
  9. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    It should also be pure white... you can find it at custommilling.com
     

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