Is thisokay for bedding?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken Frenzie, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Well we get this like saw-dust/ woodchip (MOSTLY SAWDUST!) Stuff and my Dad just throws it out. we're plannign on making a new coop in the Spring and I was wonding if this would be alright for bedding. [​IMG] Thanks!
     
  2. sharol

    sharol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would depend on the wood. I've read lately on various postings that hardwoods (especially walnut) and cedar are toxic to birds, so you might want to evaluate what sort of trees are getting chipped up. Basically the posters are saying only pine or fir.

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  3. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Alright, I asked my Dad and he said we're cutting up pine... so that's alright? When we start cutting up thoise trees I'll post a pic
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Go for it!
     
  5. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Quote:[​IMG] YES! Yay I'm so happy! It would save us a lot of work... =P And it would be free... [​IMG]
     

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