DE product application guide
Application and Notes
|Poultry or birds – general health||DE poultry supplement||Mix 5% to 15% with food|
|Poultry or birds – mites, stick fleas, lice||DE Microfine or Superfine||Apply powder to skin and feathers all over bird –taking care to avoid eyes, wear a mask if you are susceptible to dust particles or if doing a lot of birds.|
|Removing smell and flies||DE Regular||Sprinkle on floors and surfaces to mop up wet substances|
|Cattle Hoses and other livestock||DE Regular||Feed according to weight.(see dosage page)|
|Treating Bed Bugs||DE Microfine or Rapelle Bugs Aerosol||Remove clothes etc. and wash in HOT water or place in dryer, Spray room using aerosol powder or apply Microfine by hand or with puffer..|
|small insects in my garden||DE Regular or Superfine||sprinkle around the base of plants|
|Ants in my house
(see also below)
|Superfine||Create a barrier or liberally sprinkle areas where the ants walk|
|Ants in the Garden||DE Regular or||Cover nest to about 300 to 600 mm wide with 1 to 3mm thick or create a 50-100mm band.To stop them crossing
Cover ants nest or trails with powder and persist until nest is killed. Can be mixed with water to make slurry to pour down holes.
Sprinkle along the side of walls etc. to discourage entry.
|Plant eating insects on leaves and stems||DE Microfine||Mix 30% with water and spray or apply dry with dusting applicator or commercial blower – take care not to spray too closely to avoid damage to fruit and vegetables especially if spraying dry.|
|Scabies and similar mites||DE Microfine||Use like talcum powder on skin overnight – please note this is dehydrating so wash off each day DO NOT USE if you are susceptible to dry skin issues and cease use as soon as issue is resolved.|
|Head lice||DE Microfine||This has not been specifically tested however if you rub into hair and leave overnight with a shower cap on, this should remove both eggs and lice by the morning.|
|Garden soil improvement||DE Regular||Using the regular grade dug into the soil will improve the silica levels and general health of your plants over time. Stronger more healthy plants are less susceptible to insect attach|
|Personal use||DE Microfine||Use as talc or toothpaste, great for use in shoes as deodouriser.
Teaspoon in a glass of water.
|Bonsai Potting mix||DE poultry supplement||as recomended by ABC Gardening Australia|