WOOD SHAVINGS MARKET

WHAT IS

Wood Shavings are wood chips, sawdust greater than produced by scrapers and / or other tools to work wood, usually come in in spring.


RAW MATERIAL

They can be used all types of wood, though pine and eucalyptus are the most suitable, remains of wood, branches of trees, logs of wood, stump, since respecting the size of the boxes of machinery production planner, and that these woods are free of nails, iron and other materials that may damage the machine.


ADVANTAGES AND BENEFITS

  • Reuse of materials: with its own production, the producer will no longer be dependent on others for shaving.
  • Independence of third parties: with its own production, the producer will no longer be dependent on others for shaving.
  • Reduce of costs: the producer can reduce by more than 50% the cost of production of excelsior.
  • Animal Health: a bed of wood shavings pot eliminate many of the microorganisms that cause diseases to animals, reaching up to 90% depending on the case.
  • Return on Investment in short-term: in the short term, producers may have the return on investment and also become a supplier of wood shavings, producing not only for you, ensuring an extra return.
  • Multiple applications: wood shavings can be used for various uses and applications, whether in the livestock industry, and agriculture.
  • High availability of raw material: The shavings can be generated in many types of wood, or branches, fallen trees, logs of wood, and various species of wood such as pine, eucalyptus, and other riverside.


WHERE CAN BE USED

  • Poultry: a bed of shavings is used to avoid direct contact with the bird with the floor, serve as a substrate for the absorption of water, incorporation of feces and feathers and contribute to the reduction of temperature fluctuations at the shelter, in order to reduce the risk of diseases and still use the substrate removed from the shelter and use it later as an agricultural fertilizer.
  • Pigs: provides a lower cost of investment in buildings and manure management, improved comfort and animal welfare and better utilization of the bed as agricultural fertilizer, due to the concentration of nutrients and almost complete reduction of the water contained in waste.
  • Stud: the beds have become a feature as fundamental as one's own food for horses, thus requiring daily care and attention, as the animals now spend more time in stalls than elsewhere, its use is already widespread among the horse and jockeys. Like sawdust, wood chips are and their costs and facilities are similar. Also features the major advantage of easy maintenance, not requiring a very experienced handler.
  • Small Animals: shavings can also be used as bedding for small animals, like chinchillas, rabbits and other species, it is easy to use and affordable.
  • Other applications: the shavings can also be applied to accommodations for beef cattle, fairs, rodeos, exhibitions, covering soils, horticultural packaging, insulation, animal houses and various other uses.
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