What is the best type of bedding?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by liseejojo, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. liseejojo

    liseejojo New Egg

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    I am currently using straw for my bedding and have previously used hay. But my chickens are pooping machines and I was wondering if sand or shavings would be easier to clean? What is everyone else using?
     
  2. David1998

    David1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    patti17340 Out Of The Brooder

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    I use a mixture of chopped straw and pine shavings. I did not like just straw and just pine shaving got too expensive when I went 20 chickens so I do a mixture.
     

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