This is the right type of DE, isn't it?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gritsar, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've been buying DE online, but it's pretty dang expensive and shipping charges make it more so.

    I just realized that our local builders supply sells DE.

    The bag says: Perma-Guard, Food Chemical CODEX grade.

    That's the right kind of DE, isn't it?
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I think so.... I think thats what our bag says... (not that i think it works though..[​IMG]..)
     
  3. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YES, this is what you want to use. [​IMG]
    What are you paying at your farm supply?
    I pay $23.00 for 50#
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:The only thing I use it for is on the shavings, to help dry up the poo and I really do think it helps keep the fly population away. I don't feed it to the chickens, preferring to worm them with a chemical wormer once a year instead.
    Thanks Red [​IMG]
    Edited for grammer. I'm so tired. [​IMG]
     
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  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:The builders supply ad says it's $26 for a 50 lb. bag; still cheaper than ordering it online.
     

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