Fresh Pine Chips ok for bedding?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by TheStewarts, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. TheStewarts

    TheStewarts Out Of The Brooder

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    We found a source for free fresh pine chips (not shavings its like the whole tree, sent through a chipper) and we are going to be using it for many things but is it safe for bedding in our coop? It's fresh so its very piney smelling but our coop is also very well ventilated.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    pine is safe in any form
    aromatic woods like eastern red cedar aren't.
     

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