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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by AthamGI, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. AthamGI

    AthamGI Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 11, 2007
    I have 61 chickens.

    My problem is that they go through woodchips in a few days, and it's expensive to buy woodchips every few days. Is there anything that works better for a longer period of time?
  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    San Marcos, TX
    Where and how big an area are you covering with wood chips?
    Are they exposed to the weather?
  3. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    At this time of year,if you live near a city, they may be chipping up Christmas trees and giving the chips away. They do that here, but alas, I am always somewhere else when they do it. I'd like to find those chunks like they put on trails. Those look as though they would last longer.
  4. Wes in Tx

    Wes in Tx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Dont change them all the time just add to them and use the deep litter method.

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