Information on DE

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mapa, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. mapa

    mapa In the Brooder

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    A while ago someone posted an interesting and informative article on food quality DE. It even listed quantities to give to pets and people. I can't find it anywhere. Does anyone know where I can find it on this site - or do you have link ? thank you!![​IMG]
     
  2. roosmom

    roosmom Songster

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    Mapa, I looked back and in my posts I found this. The website lists all the good things about DE for humans and animals. Take a look.....

    Roosmom checkout www.freshwaterorganics.com/what_is_de.htm Greyfields opinion not withstanding, I have posted articles of controlled groups in zoos in the United States that indicate it does control internal paracites.
     
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  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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    Quote:I ran across the same article. I use Food Grade DE and swear by it.
     
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  5. nerfy

    nerfy Songster

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    I recently purchased DE food grade for my chickens because a friend recommended it for parasites. Did not know much about it. Read the info on the links..Thank you so much for posting. Did not know it was good for fleas too.
    My dog has brought fleas into my multiple cat household. (indoor cats). Was using Frontline, but ran out. It is so expensive, (was online comparing prices to order more) and I would rather use a natural method.
    There will be a major dusting party tomorrow.
    Again, thank you! [​IMG]
     

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