Can I use fern leaves as bedding for chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by InsaneBreeder, May 18, 2011.

  1. InsaneBreeder

    InsaneBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have tons of ferns in my yard, and I was wondering if I could use them instead of other types of bedding. Any opinions?
     
  2. mshirk

    mshirk Out Of The Brooder

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    Are you talking about the fresh fronds, or the dry fronds from underneath?
     
  3. InsaneBreeder

    InsaneBreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Fresh ones that I strip off the stalks.
     

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