Cedar Mulch instead of Pine shavings?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sjango, May 19, 2017.

  1. sjango

    sjango Out Of The Brooder

    I have a bunch of cedar mulch around, and was wondering if it would be safe to use insteady of pine shavings as bedding for my brooder.

    Anyone have any input here?
     
  2. Deeannie

    Deeannie Just Hatched

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    Nope. Cedar can cause respiratory problems in animals. You're better off with the pine.
     
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  3. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    I've heard the same....
     
  4. Frazzemrat1

    Frazzemrat1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read the same
     
  5. sjango

    sjango Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you all so much! I'll look into where I can find some pine then, probably my local feed store. c:
     
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    blackdog043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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