Pine shavings falling out of the doors is a pet peeve of mine, so kick-plates were installed at the thresholds.

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Pine shavings falling out of the doors is a pet peeve of mine, so kick-plates were installed at the thresholds.

What type of bedding is best for the chicken coop?   For the 12 coops on our farm in Missouri, we use pine shavings because they do not have a strong smell (like cedar) and do not create dust (like sawdust). Click to learn more laying season tips.

Wondering when your chickens will start laying eggs? Learn about the transition from pullet to egg-laying hen and more from the experts at Purina.

Natural Pine Shave Vessels

Natural Pine Shave Vessels

Cedar and pine shavings are often used as pet bedding but are they really safe? Find out if cedar chips and pine shavings are your best options.

2 Common Types of Wood Shavings That May Not Be Safe for Your Pet

Cedar chips and pine shavings are often used as pet bedding but are they really safe? Find out if these wood bedding options are okay for your pet.

Living World Pine Shavings, 2500-Cubic Inch #LivingWorld

Living World Pine Shavings, 2500-Cubic Inch

Living World Pine Shavings, 2500-Cubic Inch #LivingWorld

Chris Pine Shaves His Scruffy Beard Off, Looks Like a New Man!

Chris Pine Shaves His Scruffy Beard Off, Looks Like a New Man! It has been nearly six months since we have seen Chris Pine with a clean-shaven face and he has finally shaved off his scruffy beard!

Why Pine Shavings are Fine for Rabbits!

Why Pine Shavings are Fine for Rabbits!

put herbs in with the chickens' pine shavings for bedding: Rosemary (pain relief, insecticide, respiratory health), Sage (antioxidant, anti-parasitic) and Mint (any kind - insecticide and rodent repellent).

Different Types of Chickens So you are thinking about adding another chicken to your flock. There are all kinds of chicken breeds.

Pine Shavings is an excellent Rabbit Litter and Rabbit Nestbox bedding (underneath straw/hay).  The scientific explanation of why pine shavings are fine for bunnies.

Pine Shavings is an excellent Rabbit Litter and Rabbit Nestbox bedding (underneath straw/hay). The scientific explanation of why pine shavings are fine for bunnies.

Sweet PDZ or Pine Shavings?

Ok, so my coop floor is feet. Would it be too big of an area to use PDZ? Would it be too expensive, how much would I need to cover the whole.

How To Care For A Chick - First 60 Days:....Young Chick Brooder - Simple as a sturdy cardboard box or a small animal cage like one you'd use for rabbits. Flooring - Pine shavings work best, Temperature - 90 to 100 deg. for the first week, decrease 5 deg. per week.  A 100 watt bulb pointing in one corner (not the whole brooder) works well. Food & water - chick crumbles / starter & a chick waterer, Play time - Play with your chicks!  More details: Raising Chicks at link

How To Raise Baby Chicks - The First 60 Days Of Raising Baby Chickens - BackYard Chickens Community

What is my summer scent you ask? Why that is flyspray, showsheen and pine shavings. I call it horse show.

What is my summer scent you ask? Why that is fly spray, show sheen and pine shavings. I call it horse barn.

1. 	Vegetarian* table scraps** and food prep to into the chicken run.  2. 	Our flock of 9 chickens eat the scraps along with bugs, worms and greens.  3. 	Chicken manure & pine shaving are collected from the coop.  4. 	Manure & pine shavings are added to the compost along with water and addition "brown" items.  5. 	Compost is added to vegetable garden† and flower bed as natural, organic fertilizer.  6. 	Vegetables are grown for the dinner table.

Learn more about how to live a more sustainable lifestyle with pet chickens. Including the compost flow diagram.

Converting Coop Area from Pine Shavings to Sand, Suggestions wanted!

Converting Coop Area from Pine Shavings to Sand, Suggestions wanted! - Page 2

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