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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chicks17050, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. Chicks17050

    Chicks17050 In the Brooder

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    What is better bedding to use they are 2 weeks old I know of pine and c something Wich one is better?
     
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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Crowing

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    Pine shavings are better than cedar. Cedar is poisonous, but it smells nice, which is why stores sell it. Personally, I prefer hay.
     
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  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm 10 Years

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    Everyone is different and have different circumstances. I use pine shavings in the coops with floors and in the nest boxes. I have used many things in the past.
     
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  4. Celeste Cannon

    Celeste Cannon Chirping

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    I use pine shavings.
     
  5. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!! Premium Member

    I like pine shavings
     
  6. Chicks17050

    Chicks17050 In the Brooder

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    W what. I useing it rn I only used the big chunks will it hurt them
     
  7. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Crowing

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    The big chunks? Sorry, I thought you were talking about shavings for bedding. I'm afraid I don't understand what you're talking about now.

    If it's pieces too big for them to eat, that's actually good, because cedar doesn't rot as fast as pine does. They're not being poisoned by surface contact, only if they eat large amounts of it.
     
  8. Chicks17050

    Chicks17050 In the Brooder

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    Thank you you know those big bags I got one and shifted thro it makeing shore thare only big chungs that can’t fit in thare mouth
     
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  9. Chicks17050

    Chicks17050 In the Brooder

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    Also I leave a huge spot for ventulashon so air can escape so it don’t stay in thare
     
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  10. Chicks17050

    Chicks17050 In the Brooder

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    I can show you the bag I been using if it will help
     

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