Mites + DE

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is ther an way to prevent mites. What is De? What dose it do? where can you get it? thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. millefleur

    millefleur Out Of The Brooder

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    http://www.earthworkshealth.com/products.php?gclid=CNqkzcXZkKwCFUkZQgodRxHWoA

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    bought diatomaceous earth in 10 lb bags from these folks, and found it to be terrific and very resonable. Organic gardeners use it for soft-bodied pests, and it is food grade so that it is perfectly safe for birds and humans. It works very well on fleas on pets, and mites on chickens brought into their yard by wild birds. I sprinkle it in my hens' laying boxes and it works great at eradicating mites.
     
  4. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can also get it at Agway.
     
  5. BrokenRoadFarm

    BrokenRoadFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out Tractor Supply store just recently started carrying it. 20 lb bag for $12. And it goes a LONG way. [​IMG]
     
  6. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I can't thank you guys enough. Ya to the tractor supply store [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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