Stupid question - what is DE?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MarieNC, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. MarieNC

    MarieNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see this abbreviation a lot with regard to keeping coops and runs clean. Can someone tell me what it is and anything else important about it? thank you!
     
  2. PriceFamilyFarms

    PriceFamilyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    diatomaceous earth and that link about tells ya all about it
     
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  3. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

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    Kills mites [​IMG]
     
  4. BonnieJean

    BonnieJean Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Marie! It stands for diatomaceous earth. I'm pretty new to this, too, and don't personally use it, but lots of people do to help control bugs like mites and lice. I know that it's important to use food grade de [​IMG]
     
  5. MarieNC

    MarieNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that was very quick and very helpful! Thanks, ya'll!
     

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