Anybody using wild grass in the coop?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KARy408, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. KARy408

    KARy408 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the time of year in which I need to do some substantial yard maintenance. I live in the Northern California mountains and have a lot of that wild dry yellow grass that needs to be cut back. I'm thinking this will make excellent bedding/litter material around the Duck coop and run, I'm just not sure about it getting wet...
    Does anybody use their yard waste in the duck run or should I limit it to the nest specifically? Any thoughts on this idea would be appreciated!
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2014
  2. SouthernPride

    SouthernPride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I buy bales of mixed grass hay. It does mildew pretty quickly but it's cheap and they love it when it's fresh. You should give your grass a try, just keep an eye on the mildew.
     

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