straw for bedding for chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by davidjulie777, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. davidjulie777

    davidjulie777 Hatching

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    Is it okay to use straw as bedding for chicks?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

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    Some people use it others don't. I prefer pine shavings, the big curls, not the saw dust fluff, for my chicks.
     
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
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    Please be careful that they dont spill there water. It smells so bad. I use pine shavings as it dont smell as bad
     
  4. StellaRella

    StellaRella Chirping

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    I use straw and paper towels and it works great. Never had a problem.
     

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