How Much DE to use?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by nuttyredhead, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    Just wondering when you are using the deep litter method, how much DE do you add to your shavings? And how often? I have been cleaning under the roosts overy other day and spot cleaning the shavings as needed.

  2. stampntam

    stampntam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2010
    Spring Grove, PA
    I sprinkle DE on everytime I add new shavings. Don't really measure it.

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