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    murdeb Out Of The Brooder

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    Need I say more? Had the chickens one day and now flies are all around the coop! Any suggestions for controlling flies?
     
  2. 6chick*start

    6chick*start Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes! Food Grade DE DE DE! Sparingly sprinkled everywhere once a week. How big is your flock?
    It dries up the poop nicely. But I do scoop the big stuff every day.
    Also the 'vanilla car freshener' 3/per pack at a dollar store really does work!
    Buena Suerte!
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  3. murdeb

    murdeb Out Of The Brooder

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    I only have 2......where do I buy DE? Do I sprinkle it inside the coop?
     
  4. 6chick*start

    6chick*start Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, sprinkle it everywhere. I simply use a clean spice container, you know the kind with little holes, sparingly.
    And if you add it to feed, maybe 1 cup to 50#, the poop will be nice and firm and eggshells harder.
    It will last you forever.
    As to where to find it you will have to research in your area. Only use food grade.
    I found a bag at Southern Agriculture...and it will last me years!
     

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