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Evergreens branches

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Kris64, Dec 24, 2015.

  1. Kris64

    Kris64 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you all think of using cut up evergreen branches in the chicken house as litter? I use a deep litter method.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    I'd use them. They'll probably make the coop smell lovely!
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    I wouldn't........ the sap will get all over everything, short needles can be sharp on chicken feet.
     

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