About Miscanthus Natural Bedding
Get to know Giant Miscanthus
Giant Miscanthus is a perennial grass with the ability to grow on marginal land. It maintains high water efficiency, is non-invasive, requires low fertilizer needs, and sequesters carbon. Its unique properties make it an amazing animal bedding product. Miscanthus has been used for animal bedding in Europe for over 50 years, and now we know why!
Giant Miscanthus is a perennial grass with the ability to grow on marginal land. It maintains high water efficiency, is non-invasive, sequesters carbon and requires minimal nutrient, herbicide and pesticides. Mathure yields can range from 8-14 tons per acre.
It's Unique properties make it an amazing animal bedding product. Use in Horse Stalls, Chicken Houses, Turkey Houses, Pigs along with small animals. Miscanthus can also be used as erosion control with it's high absorbson rate.
In a world where deforestatin is a envromental disaster, Miscanthus can be grown and harvested annuall without cutting any trees. Miscanthus is grown to help reduce greenhouse gas emmission and is a C4 perennial crop that is extremely effiient.
High moisture absorption
Significantly reduces waste
Reduces those pesky flies
Compare (Miscanthus vs. Wood Shavings)
Cost Savings Analysis of Natural Bedding vs. Shavings
Customers begin to see cost savings from switching to Natural Bedding starting from week 2.
In this example, our customer pays ~$20 per bag of Natural Bedding and used to pay $7.50 per bag of shavings.
In just 4 weeks, he saved $150 per stall. He owns 23 stalls, which means he has already saved almost $3,500.
Composting - Best Practices
As miscanthus is similar to straw grass, it tends to have a significantly lower C:N ratio compared to wood shavings,