When chicks come, get rid of nest?
- Monkey Lookout
Its possible that momma will re-arrange the bedding to suit her and her chicks - you'd be amazed at how athletic they are! But if its a concern, you should do what you feel is best - there are very few hard and fast rules when it comes to keeping chickens
X2, just make sure that the chicks can get back into the nest when they come out. For the first two days most of them will stay under the hen, then they will venture out with the hen.