Straw bale for nest box and bedding in hen house. The straw bale weighs approx. 15 kg.
Straw is used for the nest boxes but can also be used as bedding in the hen house.
A whole straw bale of approx. 15 kg. – It is an economical way to give your chickens a good bottom layer in the hen house. A bale contains a lot of straw as it is pressed together.
It is held together by strings, which are cut open when you have to take straw from it. If you have a covered dry chicken coop, straw can also be used in the coop. The chickens will love to scratch around in the straw and find food items hidden underneath. A whole bale can be placed in the chicken coop can be a good activity for your chickens. They will jump on it and peck at it.
Place an approx. 8 cm layer of straw that the hens are attracted to, and will search there to lay their eggs in a warm and soft environment.
Straw sucks the moisture out of chicken droppings and creates a better indoor climate for your chickens.