Bedding

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bluemini, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. bluemini

    bluemini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ducklings and chicks are using so much bedding! Can I use straw instead?i have plenty of it
     
  2. stlcards

    stlcards Out Of The Brooder

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    I've used shavings and straw, but I think sand is the best by far! Do a search on using sand in brooders, everyone that tries it swears by it.
     
  3. Laci7210

    Laci7210 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use straw all of the time. Just make sure that its not too close to the heat lamp!!
     

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