cedar with chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MattMansChickens, May 30, 2011.

  1. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why is cedar bad and will a tiny amount with other shavings kill them?
     
  2. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cedar can cause respiratory distress in chickens. If they're in it, it's likely to be a problem. Pine shavings are a better option.
     
  3. MattMansChickens

    MattMansChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have pine, and theres not much, but maybe a tiny bit of cedar in with it. will that be a problem? thanks
     

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