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    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a friend who works with wood...... hje has lots of wood shavings frmo pine. oak. mahogony. ext,,,,,, can i collcet up the sawdust and wood saving's and put it into the hut to use as bedding......
     
  2. DukeDawg528

    DukeDawg528 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes that's one of the best things to use for bedding... [​IMG]
     
  3. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks pal [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yep, just avoid cedar shavings.
     
  5. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What are cedar shavings ??

    Thanks
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:What are cedar shavings ??

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    Cedar shavings are from cedar trees. Alot of pet and farm supply type stores sell both pine shavings and cedar shavings. Cedar emits aromatic oils that can cause respiratory problems in poultry and should be avoided.
     
  7. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What are cedar shavings ??

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    Cedar shavings are from cedar trees. Alot of pet and farm supply type stores sell both pine shavings and cedar shavings. Cedar emits aromatic oils that can cause respiratory problems in poultry and should be avoided.

    right OK thanks lucky he doesn't deal with that wood [​IMG]
     

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