where to buy Diatomaceous Earth

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by foxxracer278, May 31, 2010.

  1. foxxracer278

    foxxracer278 Out Of The Brooder

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    i am looking to buy Diatomaceous Earth for my chickens to put in the coop but i cant find any where to buy it around me so i have to go to the internet does any one have a good site to buy it from ?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    More than likely your local feedstore can order it. I get mine there .
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've bought it from this company before:

    http://www.earthworkshealth.com/

    I'm not currently using it; ran out and haven't ordered anymore. I need to though, the flies are unbelievable this year. [​IMG]
     
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  4. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a hard time finding it also and I wasn't about to pay $80.00 a bag for it as some vendors wanted. I ordered mine from countrysidenatural.com. It was $25.00 for a 50lb. bag and the shipping was $16.30 for a total of $41.30. They shipped the bag in a large box to protect it. Very fast shipping too. I ordered it on a Sunday night and it was on my front porch Tuesday morning.
     
  5. foxxracer278

    foxxracer278 Out Of The Brooder

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    ijust found a small box of it at my garden store but it does not seem safe to use around my chickens says it can hurt humans and domestic animals.
     
  6. Cocotte

    Cocotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't found any locally yet, so I got some off ebay.
     
  7. foxxracer278

    foxxracer278 Out Of The Brooder

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    i goty the de today i put it all around the bedding of the coop should i dust the chickens ? how much should i use
     
  8. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    Quote:I put the DE in their favorite dusting holes and let them help themselves. I also sprinkle some on their feed for a natural wormer.
     
  9. foxxracer278

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    did not even think about putting it in there food thx
     
  10. foxxracer278

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    so i got it from earthworks has any one used it on them selfs ? should i be a as careful as i would be such as i would be using 7 dust?
     

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