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Diatomaceous earth

THE ULTIMATE "ORGANIC" Insect control!

Diatomaceous Earth or better known simply as DE is a 100% Fresh Water, Food Grade DE

* 100% natural organic product! 

* Safe to use anywhere you can think of where insects are an issue

* No egg, meat or food withholding periods.

* EPA/HSNO Approved product.

Ideal for use in...

* Home or office for flea, fly, cockroach & ant control

* On your vegetables for aphid & caterpillar control – Won’t harm earth worms.

* On the farm, wherever animals & pets are present, dog kennels, in chicken coops - great for residual mite control in poultry housing!

* Poultry - RED MITE hide in the darkest nooks & crannies, crevasses, perches & nesting areas in your chooks housing - Coming out at night to suck the blood from your poultry.

HOW IT WORKS? By applying DE to all the internal corners, joins, perches & nest boxes - The mite will crawl through the dust to get to the hens at night. The powder damages the mite’s protective shell causing it to slowly dehydrate & die.

IS IT SAFE? This product is perfectly safe to use not just in animals housing, but can be used with all birds, cats, dogs you name it - for the control of lice, fleas etc in housing & bedding. The same goes for most crawling insects, ants & cockroaches – Flea’s & flies – anywhere you can think of – Bed bugs, carpets, on your precious vegetable garden the list just goes on and on...

WHAT IS DE? Diatomaceous Earth - consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae that is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous sedimentary rock that’s easily crumbled into powder form. The powder has an abrasive feel, similar to pumice powder & is very light due to its high porosity.

* Residual insect control that works & keeps on working for months after use.

500g, 1kg and 2kg packets 

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Direction of use

ecommended dosage rates for animals and livestock

Kittens 1/2 teaspoon per day
Adult Cats    1 teaspoon per day
Puppies    1/2 to 1 teaspoon p/day dependent upon size and breed
Small Dogs under 15kg 1 teaspoon per day
Medium Dogs 15kg – 35kg 1 tablespoon per day
Large Dogs over 35 - 50kg 2 tablespoons per day
Giant Dogs 50kg + 2 heaped tablespoons + per day
Cattle, Dairy Cows, Pigs 2% of dry feed ration per day
Chickens, Pheasants, Quail 5% mixed in feed per day
Goats, Sheep, Alpacas, Llamas 2% in grain per day
Horses, Ponies, Donkeys 1/2 to 1 cup in daily ration
Zoo animals 2% in daily feed
Two legged mammals 1 heaped tablespoons + per day

Recommend dosage rates for plants and crops

5 litre ‘pump up’ type sprayer 20gms or 60mls
15 litre Backpack sprayer 60gms or 180mls
200 litre automatic sprayer 800 - 900 grams
Crop application  1 – 2.5kg p/acre
10 litre bucket ‘brush on’ 2 cups or 500mls
10 litre watering can