diatomaceous earth

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by Unregistered-1427815803, May 31, 2004.

  1. Where do you all get your d.e.? I want the food grade to put on my goats, dogs, chickens and sprinkle in their feed, but I'm not sure of a good supplier. I got a bag from Lowe's, but I don't think it's food grade. Got any good websites?
     
  2. Tater'sPa

    Tater'sPa Well-Known Member

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    Walton Feed has information on it.
    http://waltonfeed.com/grain/faqs/vig2d.html
    Hope that helps :)
    Bill
     

  3. whodunit

    whodunit Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I buy mine from Azure Standard. Thats a good place for those who live in the west along one of their drop routes.
     
  4. sancraft

    sancraft Well-Known Member

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    Hoeggar's Goat Supply in Fayetteville, GA. is where I buy mine.
     
  5. s.wilkes

    s.wilkes Active Member

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    The de that low's carry is called pool grade, it would be like feeding your animals ground up glass. Any feed mill in your area should be able to order it for you. Specify feed or food grade. I get mine in 50 lb bags for about $18 a bag. And there is no shipping and handling. I have to drive 25 miles to pick it up but I'm usually going anyway. Take the spelling with you. Even feed stores and coops can get it for you. I have had people tell me they couldn't get it, but it was because they didn't know what it was, so if you right it down for them and help them to pronounce it their more comfortable about calling their suppliers. The cheapest place I have found it though, is at a regular feed mill. They get theirs by the bulk tons and can bag and sell it to you cheaper without the middle man.

    shell
     
  6. Ole Man Legrand

    Ole Man Legrand Well-Known Member

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    I get mine from Check Va. WWW.7springsfarm.com 50lbs $23. Food Grade. Check is close to Floyd Va. He will also ship to you. Phone No 540-651-3328.I am only 115 miles away. He has an on line catalog E mail me if I can help.