Does DE kill everything?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by SportChick, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. SportChick

    SportChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was going to put our compost pile under the chicken coop so that the birds could add their droppings to it and if I'm lucky they will turn it for me.

    I gather I am supposed to use food grade DE to keep the pesty insects out, but won't they kill the earthworms too or am I not understanding what it is for.

    Maybe I should put my compost pile elsewhere.
     
  2. stampntam

    stampntam Chillin' With My Peeps

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