Corn Cob Bedding For Young Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jun 24, 2007.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Hey All,

    We picked up a few more chicks to feed the addiction I call BYC. We usually put them on pine shavings but they kick this into their feeder and waterer no matter how high up they are.

    I got a bag of corn cob bedding for free and was wondering if anyone has used it and/or your thoughts on using it under young chicks. Is it safe? Is it absorbant?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I've always heard that the chicks will think it's food and eat it. I don't think cob would be an easy thing to digest either.
     

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