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Knowing the Difference Between Good and Bad Shavings for Horses

By |January 13th, 2022|Wood Shavings|

Choosing the right wood shavings for horses is crucial in ensuring that they stay clean, dry and comfortable, and sleep in a healthy environment. Without proper bedding, your horses may get sick from dust, parasites and pathogens. There are several factors to consider when picking suitable wood shavings. This article discusses the various properties to

Which Bedding is Right for Your Small Animal?

By |December 13th, 2021|bedding|

Small animals, such as guinea pigs, hamsters, rabbits, lizards and turtles, can be great pets. However, if you have not owned a small animal before, you may wonder what type of small pet bedding is best for your adorable friend. Small animals are different from dogs and cats. They need a cozy cage with soft

Answers to Common Questions About Wood Shavings

By |December 6th, 2021|Wood Shavings|

Wood shavings, once considered waste and useless, have become a part of our daily lives. To help you get a better understanding of this byproduct of timber, we look at some frequently asked questions about wood shavings. 1. What are the main uses of wood shavings? Wood shavings have many uses throughout the home, farm,

Types of Animal Bedding and Their Benefits

By |November 30th, 2021|Horse Bedding|

Bedding is not meant to act solely as a floor covering for your animals. Bedding should also provide them comfort and cushioning to create a good resting place, protect them from the cold and drafts and absorb moisture to keep them dry. Ensuring they have plenty of clean, fresh and comfortable bedding is one way

4 Everyday Uses for Wood Shavings

By |November 4th, 2021|Wood Shavings|

Wood shavings are a waste product derived from planing and shaping wood with carpentry tools. Although shavings are considered waste, they don’t always have to be set aside. Wood shavings are extremely versatile and there are numerous ways you can use them around your home and garden or on your farm. The following are some

Ways to Reuse Horse Bedding

By |October 25th, 2021|Horse Bedding, Wood Shavings|

Wood shavings are a popular choice for horse bedding as the product is affordable, soft, absorbent and dust-free. Stalls lined with wood shavings are also easy to muck out. Typically, horse bedding made from wood shavings can last for six months or longer before you must change it. What can you do with used wood

How to Muck Out a Stall with Wood Shavings

By |August 11th, 2021|Wood Shavings|

If your horse is stabled, there’s no escaping the need to muck out its stall daily­. A clean stall is essential for the health and well-being of your horse. Steps for cleaning a stall Here are some steps to make mucking out easier. 1. Dress appropriately Mucking out stables is a messy job. Wear overalls

How Much Bedding Do You Need for Your Horses?

By |July 28th, 2021|Horse Bedding|

The primary purpose of equine bedding is to absorb moisture and toxic ammonia odours emitted from urine and manure. Bedding should also provide comfort and cushioning for your horses to reduce the risk of injury. In determining how much bedding you need for your horses, you must consider the following factors. The needs of your

Providing a Suitable Environment for Horses

By |June 29th, 2021|Horse Bedding, Wood Shavings|

Horses are beautiful, intelligent creatures that have been domesticated for over 5000 years. If you own horses, whether, for leisure or business, you must ensure they have a suitable place to live. Below are a few things you will need to consider. Shelter Not all horses require a stable. Some horse breeds have thick coats

How to Succeed at Livestock Auctions

By |January 12th, 2021|Wood Shavings|

For vendors coming away from a livestock auction with a sale, there is usually a feeling of fulfilment, knowing that all the work that went into preparing their animals was rewarded. Livestock auctions are known by a variety of names, including auction barns and livestock exchanges. But they all provide the same service: an excellent