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Is it bad for bunnies to breathe in pine shavings?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Willow's Meadow, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Songster

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    I heard it was bad. What if they are kiln dried? Is that okay? I heard straw is not very absorbant and rots quickly as bedding. I asked on anothe post what bedding to use and there were a lot of different answers.......so I am very confused. I read online and heard on youtube that pine shavings are bad but on here people said its okay to use them. [​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Pine shavings are fine...just remember not to buy cedar shavings...there are oils in the shavings that just aren't good for little critters.
     
  3. NapoleanGoose

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    \\: I used pine shavings in my bunny's cage and it was healthy as could be. It had skin allergies to hay so it using that was always a no, even to eat. I couldn't find anything else so I used shavings, since I had used them for guinea pigs too. She lived to be 9 yrs old, so I think it was ok?
     

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