Where can I buy food grade DE?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sullivansteph, May 12, 2011.

  1. sullivansteph

    sullivansteph Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2011
    I would like to try the "Deep Litter Method" of care which recommends layering food grade DE over a layer of pine shavings. Where can you buy food grade DE? and also can you eat the eggs when you use DE?
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    you can eat the eggs, and I found some at a feed / garden center in my town. It has food grade DE and red clay earth, which both are good for chickens,but you can also order it on line just google food grade DE.
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:I dont know where you can buy it, but eggs are safe to eat.
  4. GiddyMoon

    GiddyMoon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    Tucson, AZ
    DO a search here for this topic, you will find a ton of threads discussing how it works and where you can look to find it.
  5. Annie84

    Annie84 Out Of The Brooder

    May 2, 2011
    Columbus, MN
    I know most the feed stores around here carry it, and it's also easy to find online.
  6. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
  7. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    I found it at my local Lowes in the Organic gardening section.
  8. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
  9. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Last edited: May 12, 2011
  10. Miyashi

    Miyashi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    Gaylord, MI
    I found some at the local feed stores in my area....they wanted a lot for such a small amount....but that's what you get I suppose...

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