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Bedding material

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Jimmy, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Jimmy

    Jimmy Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 29, 2008
    I accidentally bought some bails of Cedar shavings...are these OK to use for bedding or is the odor a problem for chickens ?
  2. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    i think but im not to sure someone please correct me if im wrong but cedar is toxic to chickens...its best to use pine:)
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    DO NOT use cedar bedding; the oils that make it smell so wonderful to us can be toxic to chickens.

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