Can you use newspaper in a cage?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rooster brandon., Oct 23, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you use newspaper for 1 month old seramas in the bottom of their coop?
     
  2. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for double post!
     
  3. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think newspaper is ever good. I think pine shavings would be best. I think the only reason people use paper towels over pine shavings is to get the chicks to eat the right food instead of eating the shavings for the first couple days.
     
  4. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Yes.
     
  5. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Previously Barred Babies Premium Member

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    Yes you can use it. When I got my first chicks that was all I used. Had to change it everyday though. Now I use newspaper with pine shavings on top. Only have to change it every few days like that.

    Missi
     

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