sara | March 4, 2010
I have received this tip and advice about litter for a brooder.
“The safest, most comfortable ,most hygienic, most chick friendly and cheapest litter for a brooder is clean chopped straw. All you need is a small bale of straw and your lawnmower (with it’s collection bag on if possible). Lay straw on a [...]
sara | November 4, 2008
Does anyone have experience of keeping turkey’s and know the best litter to keep growing turkeys on, as I recently received a comment on my forum from Lablanc asking about this,
I’m keeping a few Turkeys for christmas again, and every year I have this disagreement with my farther in law about the bedding in there [...]
sara | May 9, 2007
A litter material is placed on the floor in the brooder to help insulate the floor for the birds comfort and to absorb moisture. Litter also helps control disease and can prevent splayed legs which chicks and keets can easily suffer from if the correct flooring is not provided.
Suitable litter materials include;