Pettex Compressed Bale Barley Straw is ideal bedding for rabbits and other small animals. The straw is a natural by-product of freshly harvested barley crop. This bedding is recommended for small animals because it is softer than wheat or oat straw and makes cosy, comfortable, warm bedding. Farm fresh Devonshire Straw is an unmolested by-product of the finest freshly harvested barley crops. Golden in colour and soft to the touch, another great thing about this bedding is that is does not flatten easily and also smells fresh and sweet.