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wood shavings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MissJames, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. MissJames

    MissJames Songster

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    My husband is a homebuilder and they use all types of wood in their shop.I know you can't use cedar,but what about maple,oak or cherry shavings?Is sawdust dangerous?
     
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2008
  2. andorraclaim

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    Shavings have never been an issue for me. Not pulverized wood, dust might be too fine for their tiny lungs I would imagine. Quarter to dime sized - I've never covered more than 50% of the brooder floor space either. It's free, resourceful, and thats awesome.
     

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