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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

    Sep 26, 2015
    Trying to treat mites and curious.
  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

    Dec 25, 2012
    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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