Didn't know where to put this post, but someone might have the answer.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by countrygirl4513, May 8, 2007.

  1. countrygirl4513

    countrygirl4513 Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Portland TN
    I bought some DE online from a place called Dirt works. They were somewhat expensive on shipping. Asked my co-op if they carried it they said "What's that, never heard of it". So does anyone have a suggestion where I can buy it? Online is fine, I'm in Portland Tn. It's doubtful anyone here would carry it in a feed store.
  2. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    Northern California
    We get our from Freshwaterorganics, I have also broght it off eBay, I like the quality of FWO, some feed stores carry it in bulk, good luck. http://www.freshwaterorganics.com
  3. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    When I called my feed store, they had never heard of it either. However, one day I happened to be at the store when the supplier came in and she knew all about it. Now the store gets it for me whenever I need it at 50# for only $28. So when you are at the coop, ask to talk to the person who does the ordering and have them check with their supplier. I'll bet they can get it.
  4. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Thanks for the info Barnyard! I couldn't find it in my area either, I just ordered some from FWO, thanks again.
  5. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Songster

    Mar 29, 2007
    My (2)local feed stores do not carry it, so I went to another a bit farther away. The girl behind the counter had not heard of 'food grade' DE, but went ahead and called their other store and found that they had a 50# bag in stock. Even there, they weren't sure about the food grade stuff, but a quick look at the bag will tell. It will say "Chemical Codex Food Grade". They were nice enough to have someone bring it over so that I would not have to drive even further. Now they will order it for me whenever I need it. My next thing to do is take the empty bag to my local feed store and see if they can start ordering it.

    I always say befriending the feed store folks is always in your best interest!
  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I bought mine online from Foy's Pigeon Supply.
  7. TitiBebbs

    TitiBebbs Songster

    Mar 26, 2007

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