Sunflower Hulls for bedding...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sparkles2307, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I know that the new babies arent supposed to have sawdust cause they will eat it, but what about hulls? DH can get hulls for free from work since he is at a sunflower processing plant, but I dont know if thats safe for the babies? Should I lay down paper towels for the first few days (ugh that'll be ROLLS of towels for 100 chicks in a 5 ft diameter water tank brooder!) or ?
     
  2. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Oh, also, am I supposed to have garlic and ACV in thier water from day one or do I wait till they are older?
     
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    OK I know that "bumping" irritates certain ppl on the boards, so I wont do it again after this, but really doesnt anyone know about using hulls for bedding???/
     
  4. andrea98

    andrea98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im so sorry no one has answered you.. i have no idea i would think they would eat them tho i use pine bedding with mine
    good luck tho
     
  5. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    thanks!
     

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