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    I know that sand is a popular choice as well as pine shavings, but does anyone use cedar shavings? Why or why not. I had someone to bring me a couple huge bags of cedar shavings and Iused them and liked them alot. When I ran out I went back to pine shavings which is what I use in my horse stalls but I really liked the smell of the cedar. I pick the poop out of my coop each day and really want to try the sand. Any thoughts?
     
  2. redsoxs

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  3. Madmat

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    I was told that cedar shavings were poisonous to chicks but this might be an old wives tale...
     
  4. gardner601

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    I used the two big bags of them that I had with no problems at all but they were not baby chicks either they were on up about 14 weeks old by then. IDK that age may actually be considered a chick still. LIke I said I am new to this chicken hobby but I sure don't want to do anything to make them sick.
     

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