FRESH COOP® Dust Bath 2.72kg Jug
Product DescriptionFRESH COOP™ Dust Bath helps maintain a happy and healthy backyard flock and keeps feathers in top condition. FRESH COOP™ Dust Bath is composed of Food Chemical Codex Grade (Food Grade) Diatomaceous Earth and Calcium Montmorillonite. This unique natural blend of Diatomaceous Earth helps to keep feathers clean by absorbing excess oils. It can be used as provided or mixed with sand and peat moss. A clean flock is a healthy flock and a healthy flock is a happy flock! It can be used with backyard chickens, pullets, layers, quail, ducks, turkeys, pigeons, and pheasants.
- Why Do Chickens Need Access to a Dust Bath?
Dust baths are a regular part of a chicken's daily preening routine which is important in order to keep their feathers clean and healthy.
- Is Diatomaceous Earth Safe for My Chickens?
Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth is commonly used in dust baths for poultry. While some people may claim that the use of DE for purposes such as this is a new fad, various reputable sources suggest that diatomaceous earth has been used by birds and mammals as a dust bath for thousands of years.