coop liter pine or cedar ?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by KaoticKritters, Nov 23, 2007.

  1. KaoticKritters

    KaoticKritters In the Brooder

    Nov 21, 2007
    I have already seached and have'nt found an answer. starw is geeting too expensive,which is best cedar or pine and how deep is the deep liter method everyone is talking about. We have peafowl, chickens, guineas, and so on you name it weve got it
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Never put cedar as your main bedding. Chickens have respiratory problems from inhaling the aromatic oils in it. Pine bedding is the best and cheapest.
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Here's my page on using the Deep Litter Method. The are also links at the bottom of the page on different threads that discuss using the DLM.

    Hope this helps!


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