Wood Shavings

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mrbstephens, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

    My husband turns wood on his lathe and makes bowls. He uses mostly cherry, walnut, ash and birch. He does NOT use cedar. He ends up with a mountain of wood shavings and we've been using it in the flower beds. I thought I'd use it in the hen house too as bedding. Does this sound ok?
     
  2. Uppity Peon

    Uppity Peon Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would definitely use them!
     
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2009
  3. Nemo

    Nemo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hardwood chips won't be as absorbent as softwood chips, but the price is definitely right.
     

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