Question about Hay

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

  1. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    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

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    smell it...
  3. Wnunezcruz

    Wnunezcruz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2011
    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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