Bed-Down Lavender Shavings horse bedding is manufactured from top quality white softwood shavings with a lavender fragrance. Softwood shavings are excellent for absorbing and make a comfortable and attractive bed for your horse. The pleasant lavender fragrance will help to keep the stable fresh.
Bed-Down Lavender Shavings undergo our EASY BREATHE™ dust extraction process to safeguard your horse’s respiratory health. This process makes them clean and very consistent so bale after bale you can be sure that Bed-Down Lavender Shavings always contains clean, soft and absorbent shavings which offer great value. Bed-Down Lavender Shavings are also naturally unpalatable making them suitable for horses on a restricted diet.
Shavings are a by product of the wood mill industry and will degrade in 4-8 months. As they are very absorbent waste is kept to a minimum making your muck heap smaller.
Bed-Down Lavender Shavings is also great for poultry and game birds
How to use Lavender Shavings.
Bed-Down Lavender Shavings can be used with rubber matting or conventional stable flooring. They can be mixed in with some other bedding products however the full benefits of using Lavender Shavings will not be experienced until all the old bedding has gone. Lavender Shavings should be added to the existing bedding by putting it to the outside of the bed and gradually moving the existing bedding into the centre as more Lavender Shavings are added. Keep adding Lavender Shavings to the outside of the bed until all the old bedding has been removed. Lavender Shavings can be mucked out fully daily but for the most economical results follow below:
To Start – use approximately 6 bales (12 x 12 stable) to start the bed. This will make a deep and comfortable bed.
Daily – Remove droppings on a daily basis and tidy bed.
Weekly – Remove the wet patch and top up the bed with fresh Lavender Shavings. You can easily split a bale of Lavender Shavings in half by following the instructions on the packaging.