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Bedding for Chickens..Straw or wood chips

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by doglover1, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. doglover1

    doglover1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering what you all suggest for bedding, summer I was thinking woodchips, winter when it's freezing straw. I am told woodchips aren't great, and straw is messy to clean.
     
  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use straw in all of my coops (5)
    It works perfectly
    Goodluck
     
  3. doglover1

    doglover1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. One person I was talking to said he uses lino in his coop for easy cleaning. I thought that was pretty clever.
     
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    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I have Lino on the floor
    And then put straw on top
    The straw slips off easily
     
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    doglover1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice, think I will do that as well. Thank you :)
     
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    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok
    Goodluck with it
     

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