1. polloprincess2

    polloprincess2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Another newbie question. Is it ok to put some big fir branches in my run? I thought my chickens could hop up on them and pick for bugs. I di read in the BYC archives that some people thought that pine needles could cause bumblefoot. Any thoughts? Thanks!![​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I think it would be fine, although your chickens may be afraid of them at first.

    Imp
     
  3. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    if the evergreen branches are sharp/prickly I wouldn't use them
    pine needles/pine straw are okay
    also fallen leaves are okay
    I throw pine cones in there too
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  4. polloprincess2

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    I LOVE your chicken habitat![​IMG] I have decided to break up the branches for the big limb and just toss 1 in at a time instead of the whole big branch.

    Thanks!! I love this forum!![​IMG]
     

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