Pine Shavings as Mulch?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by NanaNeen, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. NanaNeen

    NanaNeen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pine shavings are escaping the coop. Can I use pine shavings as Mulch or would they just blow away. I'm just getting started with trying deep litter.
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    they would just blow away, you could mix them with mulch
     
  3. NanaNeen

    NanaNeen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen may pictures of coops that are landscaped how do they keep shavings in?
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    what does your coop look like?
     
  5. NanaNeen

    NanaNeen Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. NanaNeen

    NanaNeen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pics won't post
     
  7. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    do you know how to post pics or will they not load or what?
     
  8. NanaNeen

    NanaNeen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do know how. I select, submit, and they don't show [​IMG]
     
  9. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    hmm, if wind gets in you coop it would blow the shavings out
     
  10. NanaNeen

    NanaNeen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.
     

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