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.
Diatomaceous earth (DE) is proven to be effective over time with regular use in controlling external parasites on your chickens, such as mites, fleas, lice and other external parasites that might infest feather follicles. It is also effective for some internal parasites and can supplement minerals in the diet. If you have hens that aren't laying too well, it may be caused by parasites.