Supplier for rice hulls in ohio for deep litter method

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ohiocluckcluck, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. ohiocluckcluck

    ohiocluckcluck Out Of The Brooder

    15
    0
    24
    Jul 8, 2012
    Southwest Ohio
    Hi everyone!
    We're looking to expand into poultry egg farming and looking to start a flock of about 300 hens. I am thinking of using the deep litter method as they will be housed in a barn. I read that rice hulls are awesome for bedding but can't seem to find a supplier in the area. Does anyone know where you can order them from a website? Also what other litters work well with deep litter method? I have heard of pine shavings but i would rather something that composts better as we use pine for our small flock and it seems to take awhile to break down. Any thoughts would be helpful! Thanks!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by