Fiber Gold in brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by redbudchix, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. redbudchix

    redbudchix Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone used Fiber Gold in the brooder, instead of the usual pine shavings? I always tried to mimic nature in raising my exotics, which I was pretty good at. But I have not seen many people deviate from the pine shavings. Could you use worm castings? Maybe a mix? Just wondering if anyone else has used anything different.
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I use pelleted pine horse bedding and a little bit of pine shavings in my brooder, much less odor and the birds seem comfortable.
     

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