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  1. Dutch552

    Dutch552 Chirping

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    I just bought another 50lbs of DE this morning and would like to know how everyone stores the stuff so it stays dry and is easy to scoop out when needed.
     

  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Songster

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    Mar 11, 2011
    I just keep mine in a dry spot in a bag in the coop
     
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Mine also stays in the bag but I also drop the bag inside a large metal trash can with a lid, all stored in the feed & equipment area in the breeder house. When I need to treat the pen's and birds I just scoop it into a bucket and go from pen to pen sprinkling it with a scoop.
     
  4. clairabean

    clairabean Songster

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    In bag, in a Rubbermaid bin.
     
  5. Yetti

    Yetti Songster

    Quote:Same here. I put the bag in the bin to protect it from getting wet.
     
  6. catwalk

    catwalk Songster

    May 19, 2009
    I puor it into the Rubbermaid, and I store it in a pen (more like a stall, really). When it's time for baths, I just remove the lid and dunk each bird into the powder, fluffing it all around them. I overdo it a bit, so when I put them back down and they shake off the excess, the bedding gets dusted as well!
     
  7. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

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    Glasgow, KY
    Quote:Same here.
    I use a plastic clamp to keep the bag clamped shut.
     

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