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Fine Vs Coarse wood shavings

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by J Fox, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. J Fox

    J Fox Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 19, 2015
    South Jersey
    We have been using Tractor Supply brand Wood shavings since our chicks arrived and thought they were the norm. However as we just ran out ... I went local to a feed store and bought a bail of TOP Bedding and it very fine compared to the other shavings from TSC. To me, I feel the finer stuff may be more absorbent. BUT It is also a lot more dusty !
    Any thoughts on the difference and what is better ?
    Thank you -
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 7, 2012
    I think you would be happier with coarse.

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