Is this brand of DE human grade?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Jakoda, May 21, 2012.

  1. Jakoda

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  2. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    It is "food grade" which is what I've read you're supposed to look for. I hope it's okay because that's the brand I've been using. And no problems so far.
     
  3. moetrout

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    I've been using the same 25 pound bag of red lake DE going on 3 years now. No chickens have died from it yet.
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    If it were human grade it would be labeled as Food Grade. Since it's labeled to be safe to feed to livestock, then I'm assuming it's likely food grade, just not as clean as that which can be labeled for humans. Or it could be because of the "with Calcium Bentonite" part.
     
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  5. Jakoda

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    thanks , just bought a big bag , haven't got my chicks yet, but wanted to be sure
    Diane
     

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