Hi, I'm a newbie and am just getting the "run" complete. I have locked up the 5 week old chicks inside the coop for a week with fresh food and water daily. I want to know if anyone has any information what is a good plan for after they get to go into the "run" as far as feeding. My husband said that when his family raised hundreds of chickens in France, they fed them outside and only gave water inside the coop when they went in each night. (and, of course, they had water outside in the run, as well)
Any suggestions? Thanks.