Promote a healthy preening routine.
Fresh Coop Dust Bath is a backyard chicken dust bath material that promotes a regular, healthy preening routine. This helps to keep your backyard flock happy and healthy 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.
Available in: 2.72 kg
FURTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
For a small flock of one to three birds, a large kitty litter pan or Rubbermaid tub is a sufficient size for a dust bath.
For a medium sized flock, of three to seven birds, a (wooden) box approximately 2×3 feet should be provided.
Finally, for larger flocks of eight or more birds, a kiddie pool or sandbox should be appropriate to accommodate your flock’s dust bathing needs.
Yes. Baby chicks should have a shallow tray of Fresh Coop Dust Bath provided for them in their enclosure or brooder.
Dust baths are a regular part of a chicken’s daily preening
Fresh Coop Dust Bath is composed of a unique granulation of food grade diatomaceous earth that has been designed specifically for dust bathing purposes.
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.
Several dust bathing materials, including shavings, can be problematic if consumed. Negative implications can arise from the consumption of these materials, as they may accumulate in your a bird’s crop.
However, unlike these other dust bathing options, Fresh Coop Dust Bath chicken dust bath is completely safe and will not cause any harm if consumed.