Hemp bedding for rats is ideal. It is pesticide free since the hemp crop rarely require pesticides to protect the crop. It is virtually dust free. Rats with respiratory issues will thrive with hemp bedding. After the stalks are fully processes the resultant bedding is extremely soft and your rats will love it. It is also moisture absorbent, so any accidents involving moisture will quickly be forgotten by your rats and you.
Because hemp is so absorbent, it will also hold down on the odors generated by any animal population held in captivity. The hemp bedding will give your rats something to forage through keeping them occupied. It also masks the odors of feces and urine. Because it will be pesticide free and is very absorbent, it is very safe to use for the bedding of your pet or laboratory rats.