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If you use chick crumb as cat litter where do you buy it from?

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Fluffycloudland77 Fri 21-Dec-12 14:27:08

I tried my local animal feeds place and they didnt have it and the online places charge so much that it isnt worth the bother.


BendyBobsBrusselsSprouts Fri 21-Dec-12 14:30:06

Ooh what's that? Is it usually cheaper to buy than cat litter? (assuming you can find a place that sells it)

Sorry not helping with the original question theregrin

Fluffycloudland77 Fri 21-Dec-12 14:42:25

I'm led to believe it's a crumb chicks eat that can be used as cat litter as it clumps well and absorbs smells.

I know someone on here uses it.

VivaLeBeaver Fri 21-Dec-12 14:43:58

Both my local animal feeds place sell chick crumb. They're very much farm animal rather than a pet place. Loads of sheep feed, etc. I've never used it as cat litter.

BendyBobsBrusselsSprouts Fri 21-Dec-12 14:48:08

Hmmm interesting, thankssmile. Not sure where I'd buy it either though although come to think of it lots of people keep chickens nowadays so it must be available.

MulledPinot Fri 21-Dec-12 14:51:41

Ooh interesting

VivaLeBeaver Fri 21-Dec-12 14:58:49

brand I use

Try contacting them for stockists?

VivaLeBeaver Fri 21-Dec-12 14:59:34

In fact they have a stockist locator on their website.

dobby2001 Sat 22-Dec-12 13:11:45

Mm I would be interested to hear how it performs as I keep both hens and cats (hens safely in own coop, much to cats dismay grin) so it would be handy to have something I can use as back up feed for the girls if I run out of their pellets grin

Fluffycloudland77 Sat 22-Dec-12 13:28:04

I was right by one of the stockists on Thursday, I could have popped in if I'd known it was so hard to buy online. angry

Sainsburys ultra clumping litter is rubbish.

cozietoesie Sat 22-Dec-12 16:02:52

Dreadful stuff. I bought it once and never again. Their ordinary stuff (the 8l for £2.69 one) is, however, quite good. Seniorboy likes it fine.

PlaySchool Mon 24-Dec-12 13:54:17

Equine suppliers often sell chicken feed.

SimplyTes Mon 24-Dec-12 14:00:41

Brilliant stuff, we buy if for £10 for 20 kilos from local farm suppliers called Gatelys in W Sussex. My cats (Bengal boys) won't use anything else - found that out the hard way!

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