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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by patty922, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. patty922

    patty922 Just Hatched

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    I I just joined today but have been reading posts and info for a few months now. We have two adorable girls and a castle for a coop. At least we think so :). Have a few questions about the use and purpose of the DE. Have been feeding them all organize grower and produce. Hope to make some chicken friends here
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Please feel free to ask any questions - we all help each other (although we sometimes differ [​IMG]).

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=learning+centre and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. patty922

    patty922 Just Hatched

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    Ok so much contradicting info on DE. I am feed my two only organic does using food grad DE fit into that line of thinking and feeding ?
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community!
     
  5. patty922

    patty922 Just Hatched

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    Thank you from NY I appreciate it. I got two girls 4 months old first timer!:)
     
  6. sunflowerbee

    sunflowerbee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Kentucky[​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Patty. Personally I have never found DE to do any of the things they say it does. I think it's just a' placebo effect' folks expect it to work so they are sure it does - despite no improvements.
     
  8. patty922

    patty922 Just Hatched

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    i know it is all so confusing. this is my first time hosting two chickens :) and i dont want them to get mites or anything else wrong with them. I do a lot of reading and have two books and hear so much about the DE
     
  9. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    :frow Hi, and welcome to BYC!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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