How much do you pay for DE.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by txcarl1258, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I bought some food grade DE to help with my ongoing flea problem. Anyway I paid $18 for an 8 pound bag! Does this seem like a lot or is this about how much the rest of you pay. Also does any one else have any other advice to rid my yard of fleas? Even with out unusually cold winter we are still infested with them. Thanks for any help or advice given.
     
  2. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is $5 for 5 lbs at our local feed store.
     
  3. ginormous chicken

    ginormous chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think Classicsredone and I use the same feed store! [​IMG]
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    It is $25 for a 50 pound bag at my local feed store. They get it buy the pallet load, so it saves ALOT.

    Matt
     
  5. soap&eggs

    soap&eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    N. Wisconsin ...$15 for 50# unless you are organic farming... go ahead & buy - use more of a brand name poultry lice powder..it does work better..at least until you get problem under control......if your yard (( what is considered a yard ??? ))) is infested you might have to contact a professional...also do a search for plants to repel fleas / lice......pennyroyal is used for dogs...am sure there are some listed for lice out there...good luck.
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I just found a place in Asheville that carries it, called Asheville Agricultral Systems 45 Banks ave, it's 40 lb for 27.95 which sounds high, but if you order online the shipping will kill ya.
     
  7. ConnerClucks

    ConnerClucks Out Of The Brooder

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    I got totally ripped off the other day at a pet store my first time buying it and I needed some to setup my coop. I paid $20 for a 1.5 lb bag.
     

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