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I've always used America's Choice brand "Eco-flake" for my brooder pen, but I didn't see any when I was at the farm store last week.  There were bags of America's Choice "Mini-Flake," and I figured that sounded like it would do.  When I opened it up, however I failed to see the "flake."  "Mini" yes.  To me it looks like very coarse sawdust.  But I'd already removed the old litter from the pen, so I scooped it in.  The little gals instantly started pecking it, though they did slow down when I put their food back in.  I'm just worried that they are going to eat more of the litter than is good for him.  I would feel very reassured if someone could tell me that they use this product for baby chicks.