What to use for bedding for hogs?

CowboyClayt

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I have a hog shelter inside their pen, and it gets really muddy and wet. What kind of bedding should I use? Wood chips, hay, straw? What's cheapest?

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Would mulch work as a way to build it up? Like the free stuff you can get a recycling center?
 

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Sand won’t hurt them, but FREE is good! We got wood chips mulch and put it in our horse barn to keep the dust down. We also put it in the Pig Palace for the pigs. They rooted it all up, but what the heck, they were happy.
 

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When I had pigs I had a bunch of old baling twine I used for the spot they liked to sleep. They seemed to like it.
 
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