1. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Straw or wood shavings for bedding?
     
  2. alije

    alije Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In winter I have both (sort off deep litter), but I will transfer to shavings only during spring and summer (it is easier to spot clean).
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Out of those two? i would choose shavings, i actually prefer flax bedding but it's hard to locate.
     
  4. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how does bedding differ?
     
  5. TheEggCollecter

    TheEggCollecter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wood shavings are more absorbent than straw. Straw gives off moisture unlike shavings that isn't good for chickens to breathe.
     
  6. FarmalI

    FarmalI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so what kind of wood shavings are best?
     

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