1. jbethmann

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    Hi- I am reading on the boards about Diatomuceaous Earth and wondering if you can also use limestone (since I already have some...)? Will it harm the hens in a deep litter method use (or any other use too I guess)?
    TIA [​IMG]
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

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    you can also use limestone

    If you use Lime, make sure it's Calciuim Carbonate and NOT Calcium Hydroxide (Hydrated LIme)

    One is caustic and the other is safe​
     
  3. jbethmann

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    thank you!! this is such a helpful site [​IMG]
     

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