Feed, Water, Clean - is there anything else?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by cristina, May 6, 2011.

  1. cristina

    cristina Chirping

    Apr 29, 2011
    Lloyd Harbor
    I have been reading what everybody does with their chickens and am feeling a little inadequate. The following is what I do for my chickens. What else, if anything, should I be doing?

    -Make sure food and water is always full
    -Supply treats/table scraps
    -Talk to them
    -Collect eggs
    -Clean coop once per month ( I haven't done this yet, as I have only had them for 1 week, but plan to clean once per month)
    -Let them out each day to "play"

    Of course I watch them take their mud baths, chase each other, lay out in the sun, etc. but really the above is what I do. I have been reading about treating them with pesticides, dusting them, cleaning run (I thought I only had to clean coop), etc. What is good for my hens?
  2. Chickmate

    Chickmate Songster

    Nov 10, 2009
    SE Michigan

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