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Do you guys think that I should use peat moss or wood chips for my new chicks
 

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Peat moss is good for chicks because it absorbs moisture and the chicks won't choke on it.
 

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Peat should be good. Chips sometimes have oils that can overwhelm chicks. I using paper towels - just saying.
 

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I use pine shavings that I get in a bale at Tractor Supply. If I'm using it for peeps, when they are a little bigger, around 3 weeks I will start layering straw to keep the dust down. In the coop I pop one bale of pine and then layer straw over that. They love to dig through straw.
 

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I've heard that the dust from Peat Moss can cause problems with their respritory system.
 
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