infirmary/nursery in coop????

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ladybuglives, May 20, 2010.

  1. ladybuglives

    ladybuglives Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2010
    humboldt county
    Hello! I am a new chick mom and am (of course) not done with the coop -- my chicks are 4 weeks old and getting bigger!!! Everything's done except the roosts, nesting boxes and separate space for sick hens or future mamas. I read somewhere and can't find it now that I should have a separate space for these purposes. My coop measures 9' x 6'. How big should my infirmary be? Should it be completely fenced in all the way to the ceiling? I was considering making a wall removable to aid in cleaning. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!!!!

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