pine shavings for bedding?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by birdbrain5, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. birdbrain5

    birdbrain5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am moving my emu chicks into a horse stall since thier pen is getting a little cramped.... it is all set up except the bedding. will pine shavings be ok or will they eat it? i could use hay, but i would rather the shavings since it will be easier to clean.
     
  2. Tame Emu Guy

    Tame Emu Guy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Birdbrain5,

    emus only really have two modes: Yummy for Emus, and Not Yummy for Emus. Scrunch a few of the shavings in your hand, and offer them to the chicks. If they eat it . . . If they don't . . .


    Supreme Emu
     
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I have pine shavings for bedding in the 8x8 coop I have my 6 week pair housed in for now. It seems to be working ok. [​IMG]
     

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