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Cedar Cat Litter In Same Room As Brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BantamoftheOpera, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently got cedar cat litter so I could compost it and I keep the litterbox for the cat in the basement. I'm getting month old chicks tomorrow and I'm wondering if it will be a problem for the chicks to be in the basement about 10ft away from the litterbox? The chicks would be in pine shavings themselves.
     
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    The aromatic fumes coming from chicks placed upon cedar can cause respitory problems. Having cedar cat litter in the same room will cause absolutely no problems at all.
     
  3. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, Thank you so much. I had one of those momentary panic attacks [​IMG]
     
  4. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Never hesitate to ask a question. We all have those moments.
     

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