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How often should DE be applied to goats and dogs to prevent live and fleas?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by elizabet253, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. elizabet253

    elizabet253 Chirping

    Sep 7, 2014
    I got a new goat in the summer time who was infested with lice, I applied DE every few days on him with no luck, so I treated the goats with permethrin and figured I would just use DE as a preventative treatment, but how often do I need to reapply it?

  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Songster

    Oct 18, 2014
    we had to do it every other day. With the goats it was not a problem, but if your dogs are house pets, i would not do it on them...it is fine to drink, but DE actually should not be inhaled through the air...i have lung problems from it.

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