When it comes to creating a comfortable, hygienic environment for your livestock, wood shavings are the go-to option for many farmers and animal owners. However, not all animal shavings are created equal.
Dust-free wood shavings are far superior to other options available and should always be your product of choice.
In this article, we explain what dust-free shavings are and why you should consider them for your animals.
Dust-Free Wood Shavings, Explained
Dust-free wood shavings are exactly what the name suggests – animal shavings that produce minimal amounts of dust. Dust-free animal shavings are a premium, high-quality product with low moisture content, high absorbency and zero toxins.
What They Are Commonly Used For
Dust-free wood shavings are often used by livestock owners as bedding for their animals, particularly:
However, wood shavings are a multi-purpose product that can be used for fertilizing gardens, composting, starting fires, cleaning up messes, and more.
The Benefits of Dust-Free Wood Shavings for Livestock Owners
Dust-free shavings offer numerous benefits over other wood-shaving products. The main benefits include the following.
- Regular wood shavings create dust that can cause respiratory issues for your animals. Dust-free shavings don’t have this problem.
- Dust-free wood shavings are incredibly comfortable for your animals to sleep on and help create a relaxing barnyard oasis.
- Wood shavings absorb moisture and foul smells and can easily be cleaned up.
- They are slow to deteriorate, making them a long-lasting product. When properly packaged, dust-free shavings can be stored outdoors for up to two years.
Why Choose Klassen Wood Company for Your Dust-Free Wood Shavings
At Klassen Wood Company, we have been Fraser Valley’s leading animal bedding supplier for over 55 years – and for good reason.
All our pine shavings are all-natural and made from the highest quality, sustainably harvested timber sourced from local slow-planed lumber mills. Our products are kiln-dried and heat treated and undergo a strict screening process to ensure there are no sharp fragments, dust, mould, or other contaminants that could harm your animals.