MY local stores dont sell DE? anyone know a good online store?

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  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    hi--The only DE people sell around my area is NOT food grade-anyone know of a reputable online store to get it from? and how puch should I expect to pay?
     
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  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    thank you
     
  4. karen71

    karen71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used custom milling - they were reasonable .
     
  5. CallyB57

    CallyB57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I order food grade diatomaceous earth from earthworkshealth.com
    I order from them because they send the DE in a large plastic container 2.5 pounds, I think. And the large plastic container is durable and your DE does not burst open in shipment. I re-use the containers all the time to pre-mix my chicken feed concoction. My chicken feeder holds exactly one DE container of feed. You can buy 4 of the containers at a discount. I have been using it for 2 years - I put it in my pudding, my henhouse, my hen pen, the area my chickens dust themselves in, etc. and my own house to get rid of any mites, roaches or other bugs.
    The dust is very fine, so I put it beneath the wood chips in the hen house and it keeps all the mites out of the henhouse and off the birds.
     
  6. sangel4you

    sangel4you Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is nowhere around me either and I spent the last two weeks looking around and researching and I finally decided the 4 pack from earthworkshealth is the best offer...everywhere else with cheaper prices is more expensive shipping. Thought that would be helpful. I actually just ordered mine yesterday so now I'm hoping it doesn't take forever to get here. Oh also to let you know, one 2.5lb tub was 11.00 and the four pack is 23.00 so you make out much better with the four pack, and shipping was right around 16.00. Like I said after all of my searching and research that seems to be the best.
     
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    good thank you! Ill look at that!
     
  8. kgeorge

    kgeorge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my DE and Dustin Mizer from www.gardenharvestsupply.com. You have to pay shipping and handling; however, they deliver super fast. Usually ships the item the same day you order.

    Good luck...
     

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