One of the best things about straw is the endless uses it provides. Here are just some of the ways that you can use straw:

Animal Bedding

No matter what kind of animals you have, straw will make the perfect bedding. It can provide a soft and warm place for animals to lay. You can use straw for your chickens, rabbits, dogs, or any other animal you have. Straw also absorbs moisture, which reduces bacteria and mold, making it easier to clean and keep your animals healthy. Straw also absorbs odor, which creates a bio-secure environment.

Chicken Coop Insulation 

Straw is the perfect insulation for a chicken coop. If you live in a state with cold winters, you must ensure your chickens stay warm, and straw is perfect for the job. Because straw has hollow tubes, it is excellent for retaining air, making it the perfect insulator. Keep your barn, chicken coop, and other enclosed areas warm all winter long with straw.

Growing Mushrooms

Ready to level up as a gardener? Try growing edible mushrooms to put in a salad, on a steak, or even in an omelette! Placing straw over your garden soil will retain moisture, creating the perfect environment for plants like mushrooms to grow. Mushrooms require moisture-rich environments, making straw the ideal solution for gardening.

Garden Mulch and Weed Control 

 If you enjoy gardening, then straw is the perfect tool for you. Straw helps protect your plants and newly planted seeds. As we mentioned earlier, straw provides excellent insulation, which protects your plants as the temperature fluctuates. It also allows the moisture to seep down into the soil. Straw also prevents weed growth, making your gardening experience much more enjoyable.

If you need straw for your animal bed, chicken coop insulation, garden, or other uses, call us at (615) 310-0749 for more information.