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Bedding for brooder box?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Anna Leigh, Apr 7, 2015.

  1. Anna Leigh

    Anna Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, just wondering what the best bedding to use for a brooder box is?
    Thanks!
     
  2. ORChickFam

    ORChickFam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We started w/ DryDen but I hated how dirty our chicks feet got so I switched us to pine shavings. It's cheap and easy to scoop w/ a kitty litter scoop. I scoop 2xs a day with a full clean out once a week. Works like a charm here.
     
  3. JaceAgain

    JaceAgain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use wood chips and a little DE mixed in.
     
  4. manychitlens

    manychitlens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use sand with puppy pads over the top for a week or two.
     
  5. disawsom

    disawsom New Egg

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    Is kitty litter OK or would they eat that
     

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