How much DE do I put in their food?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gritsar, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I want to try using it as a wormer before I try anything else. I put it on their bedding, but I've never put it in their food before.
     
  2. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Recommended food grade DE for chickens is 5% - that would be 2 1/2 pounds to a 50 pound bag of feed!
     

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