What to do with JUMBO bag of cedar shavings?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)?, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)?

    a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)? Out Of The Brooder

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    My green cheek conure came with a bag of cedar shavings.. It's such a big bag I could

    make ME a bed out of them! I'm definitely NOT using them for my birds or rabbit, and I

    don't feel safe about using them for my chickens either, even though I've read people

    say it's safe.. Is cedar safe for anything? Should I trash the bag? [​IMG]
     
  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mulch would be a good use for it. Or fill socks with it and hang it in your closet to smell nice?? Maybe some cool craft gift that hang in closets or be tucked into drawers for a nice smell and moth control.
     
  3. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, if you lived close to me - I'd take it off your hands [​IMG]

    I mix cedar with pine shavings in my dog kennel. The dogs love to play in it and fleas hate the stuff. It's smells nice (in an open area - not in the house *choke*)

    lol

    I do have a fair number of dogs, I try to be considerate of the neighbors, cedar is one way to help with any potential odor issues.
     
  4. a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)?

    a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)? Out Of The Brooder

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    Well I'd give it to you! Haha if I had a nice OPEN and well ventilated erea for my dogs

    that needed bedding, I'd use it. But being the only dog houses we have are dogloos

    or inclosed wooden dog houses, I feel they won't have enough fresh air. :)

    AZbootsie, Thankyou for the ideas! I'll definatly be using some of those ideas!
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I was thinking mulch too, or you could make some little bags of them and use them to 'freshen' your closets. [​IMG]
     
  6. a(TM)?HoneyBeea(TM)?

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    I'm defiantly doing that! Thankyall muches! :)
     

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