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Where to store pine shavings???

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickensandcamo, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. chickensandcamo

    chickensandcamo Hatching

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    I bought a huge bag of pine shavings for the coop. I'm worried about mice and other animals looking for a winter home getting in the bag. Where should I keep the shavings to prevent any unwelcome guests? Trash can with a lid?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    [​IMG] Trash can with a lid or large heavy duty garbage bag sounds good to me.
     
  3. newbie32

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    Mines in the garage with no lid and I haven't had a problem yet
     
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  4. chfite

    chfite Songster

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    You can fit an entire unopened bale of pine shavings in a leaf bag, tied shut.

    Chris
     
  5. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake 10 Years

    I keep my wood shavings in large black plastic bags up against the side of my house. I just make sure the tops are twisted and positioned so no water will get inside the bags. I have never found rodents in them, even after months of storage.

    I store them on the side of the house that you don't see easily from the main drive/parking area.

    (But, yes, my house does look very white trash) [​IMG]
     
  6. newbie32

    newbie32 Songster

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    [​IMG] Its only white trash if your neighbors say it is. If you don't have neighbors-well then its just cluttered [​IMG]
     
  7. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake 10 Years

    ooh cool! [​IMG] then I am just cluttered! (very very cluttered)
     
  8. newbie32

    newbie32 Songster

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    LMAO[​IMG][​IMG] Just don't let the CLUTTER get into the house or cause fire hazard!!!
     
  9. Chickygirl63

    Chickygirl63 Chirping

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    I know this is a very old forum but a metal trash can works great with a doorless shed
     

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