Is this okay

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Easter eggers, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2011
    If I let one my hens raise chicks do I have to have a broody coop or can I leave them with the other hens because they are all girls and no roosters and they will be in about a foot high nesting box also?
  2. chick007

    chick007 secretagent chickenman

    Sep 25, 2011
    anchorage, alaska
    mommy will take care and protect new babies, just be sure to take away layer food and switch to chick starter ,moms can eat it. layer food has too much calcium for baby chicks
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2011

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