animal bedding

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by shakecc, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. shakecc

    shakecc Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting ready to switch my week old chicks to pine shavings. We have horses so I am very familiar with the product although when I carried the bag into the house I noticed the bag as "absorbant animal bedding" and not "pine shavings". They look and smell like pine shavings, but because of the wording I am concerned that there may be other wood in them as well.

    Are there any other woods that could be toxic to the chicks that would be in there?
     
  2. redwa

    redwa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cedar is toxic to chicks.
     
  3. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for my indoor brooder babies-I am using aspen shavings.MUCH less dusty.
     
  4. Bisqit&Gravy

    Bisqit&Gravy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Apsen too. Indoor and outdoor.
     

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