Using food grade diatomaceous earth on Mono-gastric Farm Animals and pets
Natural silica is part of the foundation of every living cell and the health of every animal is dependent on receiving an adequate supply of silica and other minerals. Diatomaceous earth supplements the animal’s diet where essential minerals are lacking.
Dogs – daily inclusion of silica in food strengthens teeth, bones, tendons and improves the function of organs such liver and kidneys. This leads to improved metabolism with resultant health and vitality increase.
Chickens – of all farm animals chickens respond the fastest to silica supplementation.
Differences in size and alertness can be expected within 1 week.
It is beneficial to dust nesting boxes with diatomaceous earth.
Pigs – Mainly fed to improve feed conversion efficiency, reducing the odour of dung.