Are wood chips bad for chickens?

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  1. SuperLuke

    SuperLuke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are wood chips bad for chickens? Does it give them splinters
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    No the birds won't get splinters. Are you using them in the run or coop? Wood chips are not very poop absorbent and once they get wet, they stay wet, breeding disease and parasites. So they really aren't great for bedding or litter for your run.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. SuperLuke

    SuperLuke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No
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  5. SuperLuke

    SuperLuke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mean nice to see you to *
     
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