Marans nesting material

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Lemontea66, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Lemontea66

    Lemontea66 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am using wheat straw in my nesting boxes. It is to rough. The hay is scratching my color off. Can anyone tell me what they use that will not scratch the color off the eggs?

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  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I use pine shavings
     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I use straw no problems here
     
  4. I use straw too. and sometimes prairie hay when straw isn't available. I don't have any problems.

    ~~~Ms.B :)
     

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