I Found DE after 1 YR Search!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by illinichick, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. illinichick

    illinichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally asked someone different at our local feed mill and he didnt give me that "look" when I said DE. He got it in 3 days and it was 18.00 for 40lbs. It came from Mexico and says that it is food grade. My DH said he told the mill workers that they could even eat it and that he would let them have a hand full before he brought it home, ...they all declined.[​IMG]
     
  2. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's DE?
     
  3. MorticiaChick

    MorticiaChick New Egg

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    I have had it happen too... Not all of the salespeople know what the Letters stand for, but if you ask for it by name you'll get a better response.

    Usually someone in the feed/farm store knows what Diatomaceous Earth is! DE--uh Delaware? Lol.
     
  4. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It id Diatomaceous Earth
    the diodems skelitons of dead sea creatures
    email me at PM for other info on it
     

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