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WHAT DOES EVERYONE USE.........

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by feathersnmore, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. feathersnmore

    feathersnmore Out Of The Brooder

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    FOR THEIR WORMERS??? I WAS WONDERING BECAUSE I KNOW AS A HORSE OWNER WE ROTATE OUR WORMERS AND I ALSO SAW THAT DE IS GOOD FOR PARASITE PREVENTION SO I JUST WANTED TO KNOW EVERYONES OPINIONS AND WHAT THEY USE. [​IMG]
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have food grade DE in their feed. It is a natural wormer.
     
  3. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    wazine
     
  4. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I use DE and I use double the amount that it calls for. I was told more is better and that way you know they are getting it in their system.
     
  5. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    I us DE too - I mix it with their food, sprinkle it in their house, and in their dusting areas.
     
  6. doodledo

    doodledo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an order of DE coming tomorrow. How much do you give. I did see 1lb to 50lb of feed, is this correct?
     
  7. beameuplord

    beameuplord Out Of The Brooder

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    OK Do Ireally have to worry about my chicks getting worms? This chicken stuff is getting more and more complicated? What is DE?TJ
     
  8. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Yeah.....i was just wondering the same thing........[​IMG] Do we do this all the time? I have not been doing it......i dont think.....i better read the bag [​IMG]
     
  9. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    Quote:lets see if I can spell it correctly DIATOMACEOUS EARTH.... or DE. (must be FOOD GRADE)
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2007
  10. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use Eprinex.
     

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