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pineneedels for beddin ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mistyfeather, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. mistyfeather

    mistyfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure if this is the right place to post this question......... but i was just wondering , my parents have tons of pine needles and i was wondering if it would make a good bedding material for the coop floor?
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Yes, it's excellent stuff!
     
  3. rufus

    rufus Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that depends upon what kind of pine needle you have available. I put needles from my Aleppo pines in the nest, and the chickens refused to use them. I cleaned them out and replaced the pine needle with pine shavings. That did the trick.

    That is just my experience.

    Rufus
     
  4. mistyfeather

    mistyfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanx, i will test it out and see if they like it
     

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