Question about Hay

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AlienChick, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The farm I just purchase has a very large barn.
    I just built some breeding pens that I plan to set up in the barn.
    There are two old square bales of hay left inside the barn.
    I don't know how long the hay has been there.
    Is it safe to use as bedding?
    How do I know if hay is "bad" to use as bedding?
     
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    Hooker, OK
    smell it...
     
  3. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I doesn't smell good or has mold I would dispose of it . If not I would go ahead and use it
     

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