Poultry and Bird Feed Supplement Diatomaceous Earth [weight 4kg]Rated 4/5 based on 2 reviews.
Poultry / Bird Feed DE May be of benefit for improving or promoting [organ/system] health or production or performance.
The DE is milled to a particle size of between approximately 0.5 mm to 4.00 mm,. It is a perfect additive for mixing with regular chook pellets or laying mash, or bird food, as the finer powder has been removed. Superfine DE powder may be purchased separately for external use. in nesting boxes or to rub into feathers.
Of all farm animals, chickens and ducks respond the fastest to natural silica supplementation. Scientific trials show that when assessed against a control group, chickens fed DE were noticeably larger, with more meat, stronger bones healthier and free of parasites.
- Feed supplement
- For use with internal parasites
- Reduces smells, fewer flies
- Improves the health of the chickens
- Improves the quality of the eggs
- Increases the quantity of eggs produced
- Save with lower production costs
Research has found that this ratio of DE to feed (15:85) will control any worms that are present in the stomach of the birds and will reduce the smell emitted by droppings.* The absence of any internal parasites as well as the improved overall health and well-being of the birds, can lead to measurable weight increases.
The DE may be stored indefinitely in an airtight container, in a cool, dry place.
Great product - delivery too expensive2 April 2018This product is very impressive and I've placed quite a few small orders for pet birds over the last couple of years. However I find the delivery cost is becoming too ridiculous now. I think something needs to be done to fix this problem or you'll lose my custom. The delivery cost is way to high for me to order any more than 2 x 4.5 kg bags - and last order I found the delivery cost had gone up even more even for that. Surely there is something that can be done for "little people" like myself that are really impressed with the product and want to continue using it - but are finding the cost of delivery becoming to much of a problem.
Diatomaceous Earth3 February 2018I bought this product to eliminate internal and external parasites from my chickens. The product itself is marvellous but the thing that truly impressed was the fact that I could buy more Diatomaceous Earth (from this company) for less money than our local supplier, and that includes postage!! Great product for a very reasonable price.