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Avocado tree chips in my run?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jadeybaby70, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. jadeybaby70

    jadeybaby70 In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2009
    I am having a dead avocado tree taken down on my property and I was wondering if I could use the chips in my chicken run? I know that avocados are a BIG no no for chickens but would the wood chips and leaves from the tree be bad for them? I was wondering because it's free and why waste it when I can use it right? Any info is greatly appreciated!

  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I think you have asked a great question...........but I do not know the answer [​IMG]

    I would not use them - the leaves for sure as the birds will pick at them............the chips, just cause I am a worry wart that way.

    Hopefully someone who knows the answer will see this. [​IMG]

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