Bedding Material choices for Chickens
Raising chickens is just like raising the little babies – they require extra attention, affection and care, indeed. When you see your baby chickens and the adult ones roaming here and there in the backyard, a strike of happiness comes out of the heart. My father was right; raising chickens is an interesting yet addictive hobby. I don’t have a larger flock of hens and chicks but that does not mean my efforts towards the maintenance are low. It absorbs the urineIt absorbs the other chicken droppings (waste)Acts as a nesting material – hens comfortably lay eggs there Pine shavings: All those who are into small farming or backyard chicken keeping, adore pine shavings, this makes it a popular type of chicken coop bedding. The only problem with this bedding is its dusty nature – it can cause issues to other flocks if you have any, but chickens remain safe. Hay or straw: The second choice of many homesteaders is hay or straw when it’s about choosing the chicken coop nest or floor bedding.
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