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Is cedar shavings toxic to chickens?
Last Updated: 1st March, 2020
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Considering this, can you build a chicken coop out of cedar?
2017] Most chicken coops are made of wood, and all wood eventually rots. To protect the wood from the ravages of being outdoors you have a few options: Build with wood that's infused with pesticides (pressure-treated) Use a naturally rot-resistant wood (like cedar, redwood, or tropical hardwoods)
Beside above, what are cedar shavings good for? Cedar wood shavings are an excellent mulch and fertilizer for your plants and landscaping. Not only do they repel insects, but as the shavings breakdown they add nutrients to your soil. As an outdoor mulch, cedar shavings help protect plant roots and seal in moisture as it breaks down to add nutrients into the soil.
In this manner, will cedar shavings hurt dogs?
Cedar Shavings for Dog Bedding. When using cedar chips in a dog kennels, could someone tell me what kind of cedar this is? Cedar is toxic. They don't like dog houses, except when they have pups, and they drag the hay outside and sleep on it there.
What is the best material for chicken coop floor?
The Bedding Lineup
- Straw and Hay. Sun-colored straw, with its sweet, earthy smell and springy texture is what many new chicken keepers reach for to line their coop and nest boxes.
- Pine Shavings.
- Cedar Shavings.
- Grass Clippings.
- Shredded Leaves.
- Recycled Paper.