Home Made Heat Pads (or cooling pad) Filler Options Uncooked rice Wheat Feed corn Buckwheat hulls Barley Oatmeal Beans Flax seed Cherry pits You can also add the following to the above for a soothing fragrant heating pad: Spices, herbs, essential oils. Ideas: lavender, rose petals, ground cloves, nutmeg, ginger, rosemary, cinnamon, peppermint oil, crushed mint
Feed Sack Bag Tutorial to get square bottom // deer corn feed sack feed bag-- DID it! Awesome! Saw them at craft fairs for $10...which is about half the cost of the feed anyway. I've got chickies to feed, so might as well use the sacks when they are empty.