Flax is a cost Effective bedding due to its fantastic absorbency, this takes up more water/urine per cubic metre than most bedding and once established very small quantities are required to maintain a clean dry bed in your animals cage, being easy to remove just the wet or soiled bedding.
Flax is a natural flax of vegetable origin and biodegradable, so unlike wood based products, it breaks down very quickly to form a quality garden compost.
Because of the nature of the Flax plant it holds the ammonia odour in and most users experience little or no smell in their hutches.
We use this under a layer of chopped straw, barley straw or hay.
Flax Bedding is a premium quality, highly absorbent, easy to use bedding that is extremely economical. Developed specifically for horses and carefully processed to exacting standards, it is also very good for rabbits and other small pets.
Flax Bedding is made from natural flax and consists of flax shivers, graded and chopped to provide a consistent particle size range. Dust-extracted and free from contaminants, it provides a clean and healthy environment for both you and your pets. The bedding is not only dry but warm and comfortable in the winter and cool and supportive in the summer.
In trials flax bedding was shown to be significantly more absorbent than other premium beddings, absorbing over 4 times its own weight of water.
Hand packed in to Eco-friendly brown paper bags or sacks, which is not only good for the Flax but for the environment as well.
Available in three sizes:
At a glance:
Dust-free - providing a healthy environment and reducing respiratory disorders. High absorbency providing for less usage, making cost of bedding per week lower. Very easy to use. Easy to dispose of, rots down rapidly and forms a good quality compost in 6-8 weeks