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Diatomaceous Earth

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mistylady, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. mistylady

    mistylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickenandabiscuit Out Of The Brooder

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    I gave up finding food grade locally and settled for plain old diatomite from a pool store a few towns over. I have been feeding it for 6 months and have had no mites, no worms, and no deaths. That stuff weighs so much it was unpractical to get it shipped in as much as I would be using.
    I spread it on their litter, in their nesting boxes, and mix a few scoops into their food bin too.
     
  3. mistylady

    mistylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finding it around here was imposible so I was happy to find it from a place I trust online. I ordered a few pounds of it. Some for the dusting area and some for the feed plus some to put back for later.

    My husband loves your avatar. He's a huge fan of ATHF and the Venture Brothers. He was looking for mooninites (forgive the spelling) pics the other day. [​IMG]
     

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