Aspen wood shavings

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by LocoPollo, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are aspen wood shavings ok for deep bedding? I just want to be sure before buying it! Thanks!
     
  2. waynesgarden

    waynesgarden Feathers of Steel

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    Aspen (and poplar) have low aromatic properties and will be safe for bedding. Expensive, but safe.

    At least that was what I've noticed in the past. Aspen shavings are about 5 bucks for a small bag and a large bale of compressed pine shavings cost about the same.

    Wayne
     
  3. Lee

    Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to switch to the aspen for my nests because the new shipment of pine shavings at TSC are way too course. the aspen is $9.99 for 2 cubic feet compressed, a little pricey, but then not really for the comfort of my hens and to get clean eggs. [​IMG]
     

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