Bedding for Duck House? Hay or Shavings? BackYard ...

May 29, 2009 · Bedding for Duck House? Hay or Shavings? ... I having been using bedding, but my ducks are about 8 weeks and 5 weeks. Hay is soft, but when wet it grows mold really fast. since bedding is getting costly. what i was going to do, is get PDZ or Dry Stall, it absorbs moisture, controls order, and mix it with the hay. ...…

Cleaning and Maintaining Wood Duck Boxes

Wood duck boxes left unattended or improperly placed will become unused by wood ducks or worse, can become death traps to hens and ducklings. However, a bit of thought and care can improve nest box occupancy and duckling production. Spring cleaning. A successful wood duck nest box program requires annual inspection sometime in January and March.…

What Is The Best Bedding Material For Chickens?

Straw can be used as a bedding material although it compacts easily and isn’t very absorbent so needs changing regularly. It is best to use straw in nest boxes and not for bedding. I would only consider using straw if I had a plentiful / cheap supply of it. Chopped straw is the most convenient to use.…