Cant find wood chips just "sawdust"

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DENALI, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So will this be ok or do i need to continue hunting for the "chips"?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Cold you search for "shavings"?
     
  3. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I went to all the farm stores and the coop around here. Farms stores were out and said they werent planning to order anymore. All the coop has is the saw dust because thats what the horse people around here prefer.
     
  4. ole-crone

    ole-crone Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe it's asking for wood 'chips'.

    As you know, you don't want sawdust - you want wood shavings (not chips). I bet the stuff that the horse people gets is actually wood shavings. It will look like sawdust in the bag because it is so compressed, however when you open it up it will be larger.
     
  5. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well i didnt call around asking i actually went to all the stores in person and looked at what they had. I bought one bag of the stuff i consider saw dust and spread it around for tonight. Iwill do some more searching tomorrow.
     
  6. mandomama

    mandomama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where are you from Denali?
     
  7. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in central/western Kansas....
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I know you've got an Orschelns in town because I've been there [​IMG] ....and the orschelns around us always carry wood shavings.
     
  9. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah i checked both orschelns local to me and both are out [​IMG]
     
  10. tnkinhunting

    tnkinhunting Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wal-Mart carries pine shavings 3.0 cubic feet and so does Tractor Supply - they are cheaper than Wal-Mart - 4.89 here.
     
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