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Blue Gum wood shavings

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by CheeryChick11, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. Hi there, I have loads of blue-gum tree wood shavings. It is from the Eucalyptus family. Can I use it in my coop?
     

  2. chfite

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    If they have dried, they should be useful. The big concern seems to be with cedar. I think the problem with cedar arises from the dust which is an irritant. It seems to me that by the time you have moved chips around and placed them in the coop all the dust would be gone.

    Chris
     

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