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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JeannieWish, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. JeannieWish

    JeannieWish Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    I know that chickens love to have dust baths with wood ash.

    My question is , would it be ok for my hens to have a dust bath in peat ash

    Thank you
     
  2. Kernel Cluck

    Kernel Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where are you that you access to Peat Ash? I would say that most chickens know what to dust bath in and what to not. Put it out... if they use it, its probably ok.
     
  3. JeannieWish

    JeannieWish Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there
    I am in Co Mayo in Ireland and we wry rarely burn wood but burn peat daily

    Thanks [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
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  6. JeannieWish

    JeannieWish Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for a lovely welcome xxx
     
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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, JeannieWish, and [​IMG]! Happy to have you in our community!
     
  10. JeannieWish

    JeannieWish Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there,
    Thank you all for the lovely warm welcome.

    Only had our hens for 2 days.

    We have 4 , 18 week old hens, they are really friendly and are settling in well xxx
     

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