Where to buy Pine Shavings

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by antiquebuff, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot find a place to buy pine shavings. Do you buy them by the bag or truck load? I am in a rural community.[​IMG]
    Help Please and Thanks!
     
  2. Cheekon

    Cheekon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    NY
    Most feed stores or pet stores sell them. Good luck!
     
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    We get ours at Tractor Supply Co. If you don't have that, try a feed store.
     
  4. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Tractor Supply Co. sells them

    ooops posted same time as above post.
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2008
  5. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wal-Mart. Pet Value, PetCo
     
  6. nightshade

    nightshade Chillin' With My Peeps

    chicken coops I use saw dust from a local mill in my horse stalls I buy pine shavings for. The ones I get are packaged by agway but I buy them at coles hardware cause that's were they are cheaper. Its a compressed 3.5 yard bag that opens up to cover 5 sq feet according to the bag.
    My best advise would be call around to diffent feed stores, tractor supplies and hardware stores and ask if they have them and for a price. Go where ever the price is best. Just make sure you get pine.
     
  7. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Look in your phone book under lumberyards, lumber mills.. they will have them or know where to purchase lg. quainties. If you only need small amounts check w/ feed stores Southern states, Lowes, TSC, all have them around here..Good Luck...Dixie
     
  8. MissChessy

    MissChessy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try your local hardware store.
     
  9. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    We buy our pine shavings from Tractor Supply or WalMart (as a last resort). Saw dut is too dusty in my opinion...

    Dawn
     
  10. OHChick

    OHChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for ours we lucked out, my DH spotted a truck with a sign on it and he jotted down the number. turns out a nearby lumbermill wants to get rid of their shavings so they deliver them free! we got a huge truckload full and its lasted and lasted.

    good luck!
     

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