Can You Use Aspen for Chickens/Chicks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by AudreyRockz, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. AudreyRockz

    AudreyRockz In the Brooder

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    I have a big bag of aspen bedding for my rats that I don't use a lot. And we may get 5-10 Easter Egger Chicks. I don't want to hurt the little chicks' respiratory systems.
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    I've read that aspen is better than pine even, less aromatic.
     
  3. ktn65

    ktn65 In the Brooder

    I use aspen for my chicks, but will be going to regular pine shavings when they go out to the coop.
     

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