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whats the thing that starts with a D that kills mites(where can i get)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenboy95, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. chickenboy95

    chickenboy95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cant remember.
    any help will be great.
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2009
  2. emandmikey

    emandmikey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Diatomacious Earth - you have to make sure to get the FOOD GRADE kind DO NOT get the Pool Filter kind.

    Good luck...
     
  3. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    My girls love to wallow in the DE! I set up a sand pit with it and haven't had a single problem with mites since.
     
  4. chickenboy95

    chickenboy95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks. where can i find this.
     
  5. JessaLynn

    JessaLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should be able to get it at your local feed store or on Ebay.They didn't have any in my area so I just ordered a huge bag from ebay.GOOD STUFF!!!
     

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