Can I put pine chips in mud
post #2 of 5
4/14/16 at 4:33pm
post #3 of 5
4/14/16 at 4:35pm
post #4 of 5
4/14/16 at 4:47pm
Just keep in mind that although I have tried to put it off and ignore it my hens love and need to have a dry loose dirt or sandy area to bath in. I let them free range the whole yard about 1 or 2 days a week besides that they stay in their coop and fenced run where I do not have an area for them to dust bath... But those two days they go near my woods where some saw dust is from tree cutting and they line up and all bath for about 2 hours worth and just sit in it. So if your at it already try and build up and area that will stay dry and have some saw dust or sand preferred for them to bath!!
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4/15/16 at 1:16pm
Just add wood chips if available.
A lot of chips, like 6 to 12 inches deep to start.
The top will dry, the birds will love digging into them.
If the chips get muddy, you didn't add enough.