Diatomaceous Earth is a poultry-keeper's best friend. It's a 100% natural treatment for all manner of poultry ailments including intestinal worms, mites and lice. It's completely safe and non-toxic, too. Diatomaceous earth is a fine white powder made of the tiny fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of algae. "DE," as it's known, is a desiccant causes tiny insects to die of dehydration.
Plus, ours is food-grade, so it's completely safe for your pet chickens and to eat eggs. Add 1 pound for every 50 pounds of feed to prevent/treat worms, and sprinkle some in the nest box, run and coop bedding to prevent/treat mites and lice.
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