Pine Straw as bedding

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by happyhens, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. happyhens

    happyhens Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Does anyone use this? Can I get my own from pine trees in my yard? Anything I should be aware of first? Pros and cons? Thanks in advance!
  2. plapczynski

    plapczynski Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    Chillicothe, OH
    Dunno for sure...[​IMG]

    But you would have to ensure that it was dry and not decomposing. I would wonder about it's absorbency.

    It's a good question as anyone with a pine tree can tell you there's a bunch under each tree.
  3. onecent

    onecent Songster

    hi, thats all i use, works very well!! ive used it for over a year with no problems. just make sure its dry.
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2008

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