Aromatic Pine Shavings??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jazzchicken, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently bought pine shavings so that I could already have supplies for when my eggs hatch, and trust me, I am ready for them too hatch [​IMG]

    Will the aromatic oils present problems to the chickens??
     
  2. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    It's the aromatic oils in cedar shavings, not pine, that can cause respiratory problems for your birds.

    Dawn
     
  4. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Dawn. I was hoping that I wouldn't have to go and return it.
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    You're Welcome!

    I remember, all too well, how nervous I was about getting our chicks back in May!

    Dawn
     
  6. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah me too. The Silkies gain so much attention, and I know that it's the evil mind powers at work...... [​IMG]
     
  7. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Quote:LOL...our Silkies have infiltrated our Australian Shepherd and Skip (doc_gonzo)...I'm the only one who's safe from them (but I've been infiltrated by our lone Silver Spangled Hamburg)...[​IMG]

    Dawn
     
  8. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poor dog....he never had a chance

    I think I am under the spell already too. I can hear them whispering to me.

    Stephen....admire us.....glorify us.....BOW DOWN TO US!!!

    I'm not joking
    :| <--- Does that look like a joking face???
     
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    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Hmmm, I do have one Silky egg in the bator, wonder if that's where the feeling of "being watched" is coming from? [​IMG]

    Dawn
     
  10. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]

    yeah, I got the same feeling. They actually kept me from sleeping one night.

    they are evil little buggers. I'm kinda protective over them though. I just hope that any scientists don't jump out of the closet and inject them with dye. ( inside joke; read Dinos_rock's post)
     
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