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Is food grade sulfur different than using DE?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by upinfeathers, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. upinfeathers

    upinfeathers New Egg

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    Trying to treat mites and curious.
     
  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    I suspect that sulfur (food grade or otherwise) will kill mites far better than Diatomaceous Earth. The reason i believe this is because farmers once used 400,000,000 pounds of powdered sulfur each year to control spider mites in cotton.
     

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