1st natural hatched chick...need care advice!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Thuebner, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Thuebner

    Thuebner New Egg

    Feb 24, 2012
    My hen, Angel just hatched her first baby. He arrived last night. There are six other eggs that I'm not sure about. However there are other hens in the coop. Angels a good mom but how am I suppose to make sure there is clean water and food for this baby? The hens (and there are a few roosters too) are surely going to be sticking their "beaks" where they don't belong. Do I pull her inside in a separate area for a few weeks? I'm so worried the chick will not get enough food/water due to the other chickens. Angel is 1 of 14 chickens living in the coop.

    Any advice from others that raise chicks naturally is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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