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Chopped hay from TSC - anyone use it in their nesting boxes?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jerseygirl1, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    I was checking out TSC for some bedding and saw TNT chopped alfalfa hay for $8.99 a 25# bag - I guess I could use that instead of ripping apart a bale of hay everytim I clean a nesting box, but figured I would probably go thru more of it
    ANyone use it?
  2. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2008
    north east Georgia
    I use pine needles, But we have allot of pine trees in Ga
  3. B'villechicken

    B'villechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
    Syracuse NY Area
    I use pine shavings - the same as my deep litter. My son-in-law used hay and didn't like it so went to shavings as well.
  4. BBred49

    BBred49 New Egg

    Jan 4, 2010
    Alphallfa is rather coarse, I use grass hay, and can get a bale at a feed store for the same as you pay for a bag. Just what I use, nothing fancy.

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