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Hello from Sioux Falls,SD

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by aflad2012, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. aflad2012

    aflad2012 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I have a question for anyone out there that has raised baby chicks from the start. How long before switching from the newspaper to actual pine bedding and I thought I bought shavings but when I opened it, it looked like pine crumbles (very fine) and I'm worried its too fine and they might eat it. So, I want to know what you all recommend
     
  2. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I used paper shreddings for about 3 weeks, then I changed to hay. I found that hay works good too.

    Welcome to BYC fellow South Dakotan! I live near Rapid City. We go to Sioux Falls sometimes for work.

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  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    I usually switch after 3-4 days, but you might want to find some larger shavings to start with. I am currently using pelleted pine horse bedding, and it has worked great so far, less dust and smell.
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
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    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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