I have another question: What is DE and what would I use it for?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mags2009, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is DE and what is it used for? Thanks.
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Diatomaceous Earth I use it for smells and to keep things dried out.
     
  3. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Diatamaceous Earth talked about here is food grade. That's really important. Usually Perma Guard brand. It is also supposed to cut down on mites, lice and other bad bugs by kind of slicing them up so that they dehydrate and die. It is safe for humans, chickens and other pets. I sprinkle it under the pine shavings in the coop.
     

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