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wood shavings

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

  1. MissJames

    MissJames Songster

    Oct 17, 2008
    Coastal SC
    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

    andorraclaim Songster

    Nov 28, 2008
    East Austin, Texas
    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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