Feeder/Waterer - In the Coop? or in the Run?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by GroverBeachMom, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. GroverBeachMom

    GroverBeachMom Hatching

    Apr 29, 2008
    Central Coast California
    We just moved our 3 babies outside. (6wks old) We have a Chick-n-Hutch with the run attached and we build a cute ramp for them to use. We let them free range the yard periodically throughout the day. I am still using the little round chick feeder and small 1 quart plastic waterer. I want to get them some "big girl" feeders and waterers. Question! Do I hang them on the wall on the inside of the hutch ... or should I hang them outside in the run with covers on them? Do they really eat or drink at night? I'm concerned they'll be locked up in there with no food and water all night ... what if I decide to sleep in on Sunday mornings and they panic? [​IMG]
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    I put them inside the coop as an incentive to get them to go back inside.....

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