bedding

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by earthnut, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. earthnut

    earthnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would kitty litter work as bedding? I have some already lying around.

    I also found shredded aspen at the store. Would that be ok or is it too fine? [​IMG]
     
  2. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
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    anything absorfant and soft is good [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Kitty litter is not safe for bedding...they would peck and eat it...wouldn't be able to get it out of their crops...I would use wood shavings or pine...not cedar...even straw can be used but it harbors bugs sometimes in the shafts....
     
  4. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    Earthnut-
    That is one weird-looking chick!!!

    Methinks I smell a rat at the hatchery!!!!

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  5. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I use pine shavings with straw and that works well for me!

    Like Tuffoldhen said:

    "Kitty litter is not safe for bedding...they would peck and eat it...wouldn't be able to get it out of their crops...I would use wood shavings or pine...not cedar...even straw can be used but it harbors bugs sometimes in the shafts...."

    So I make sure to clean it out every day!
     
  6. earthnut

    earthnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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