Cheap rabbit bedding?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by mother o' chicks72, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Songster

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    I've realized how expensive rabbit bedding is. 12 dollars for a small bag 22 for a large bag. Pretty expensive for not that much bedding. Anyone buy cheap rabbit bedding?
     

  2. dainerra

    dainerra Crowing

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    I use straw, a bale lasts a long time. As the base, I use sawdust. DH works at a truss company, so I have a ready supply for free.
     
  3. birdboy15

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    wire bottomed cages;)
     
  4. stone_family3

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    When my Belldandy was inside I used news paper. I lined the dog kennel with it then I shredded some for her potty box.
     
  5. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    mother o' chicks72 :

    I've realized how expensive rabbit bedding is. 12 dollars for a small bag 22 for a large bag. Pretty expensive for not that much bedding. Anyone buy cheap rabbit bedding?

    $12 buck's for a small bag of what? That fluffy stuff they sell at pet stores? Wow, that IS expensive! I just use pine shavings, I get a big bale of it at Tractor Supply for $4.99. We have two rabbits, each in it's own hutch and they each use a litter box so it really cuts down on the amount of shavings I have to use. One bale lasts forever.​
     
  6. clairabean

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    I use pine shavings- same as my chicken coop. Actually BunBun is IN the coop with the chickens.... [​IMG]
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:X2. No bedding needed.
     

  8. Ukiah

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    I agree with the wire bottom cage. [​IMG]

    Pine and Cedar can cause respiratory issues.
    I like Aspen, which is cheaper than alot of beddings out there.
    I use Aspen and timothy hay for my rabbit's litter box.
     
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