Spread a layer of hay, straw, or strawy stable litter a few inches deep over the bed till the heat rises.
The Beta we gave no winter protection, but all of the others we covered with strawy manure.
Shake out all the rank, dry, strawy part of the manure and lay it aside for other purposes.
Some growers use the droppings only, and reject all of the strawy part, or as much of it as they can conveniently shake out.
Rumbold scratched his ear with the three strawy jampots he held in his hand.
strawy litter or conifer boughs will serve the purpose well.
And the triumphant blond mane had turned into a strawy, matted mass, apparently untouched by a comb this many a day.