Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade
Diatomaceous Earth for Animal Wellness
Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth
(Silicon Dioxide 86%)
Diatoms are single cell marine plants found in fresh and salt waters of the earth. Living diatoms weave microscopic shells. from the silica they extract from water. Fossilized remains of diatoms are mined as diatomaceous earth from "now" dry lake and ocean beds. The mined material is ground to various grades for many uses, from toothpaste, to filter media for beer and swimming pools, and as a natural parasite control in pets and livestock.
When DE is added to animal feed on a regular basis, DE helps control internal parasites, thus improving animal health.
- 50 lb bag
- 2.2 kg
- 1 kg
- 250 grams
Agriculture Canada regulations allow no more than 2% of DE be added to the dry food ration.
|2% total feed ration|
|Hogs||2% total feed ration|
|Sheep||1% in ground grains|
|Chickens||2% in feed|
|Beef Cattle||1% of dried ration|
|Dairy Cattle||1% of dried ration|
|Calves||4 grams (½tablespoon) in morning milk or free choice|
|Goats||1% in grain|
|Dogs||1 tablespoon per day over 25 kg.|
|1 tsp. per day up to 25 kg.|
|Cats||1 tsp. per day|
As with any dust protecting eyes and lungs are mandatory. Wear proper attire when handling