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Quaking Aspen shavings for bedding?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by momofsomj, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. momofsomj

    momofsomj New Egg

    May 16, 2009
    We have a saw mill near our home and they will give us all the wood shavings we want, for free. They use Quaking Aspen. Straight from the mill, not in bags with any treatments of any kind. Is it safe to use this for our hen house?
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    In a word: Yup.

    Cedar chips are the ones frowned on due to the noxious/toxic oil.

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