A few questions i need answering plz :D

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenlover1211, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. chickenlover1211

    chickenlover1211 Hatching

    Aug 7, 2009
    Ok, my chicken is incubing fertile eggs, now when these eggs hatch do i need to alter my coupe at all, if the chicken walks to the door there about a 4 inch drop, also there is a 2 inch gap around the under neath of the coupe were the legs raise it off the ground, should i make a ramp or summit, thanks guys and gals all answer apprectiated

  2. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Songster

    Jul 15, 2009
    I would put something down to cover all the cracks. Chicken wire or something smaller would be better. Think, if you can fit an egg threw the spot then a chick can go threw even easier without a problem. Adding a ramp of some sort will help out you don't want then getting hurt trying to jump up or falling off things.
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    [​IMG] I agree. If you have other birds you may want to separate your broody and her chicks for awhile.

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