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Wood shavings on CL

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LarryPQ, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Is the below a good idea? This ad is always up.

    Even if the shavings aren't from "oily residue" wood, wouldn't the vast majority of those shavings be from chemically treated wood? ie- the particle board in the background?



    http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/grd/1462771885.html
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    I started to get some from a mill down the road the other and the chemical smell coming from them was unbeleivable.. I would probably just call and ask if its treated wood and go form there..
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    I called, no treated woods. They do the pre-construction for cabinets and stuff. He said they throw away all the hardwood shavings, so maybe it will be ok. I will do a search to make sure basswood doesn't irritate the chickens.
     

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