Our feeder and waterer for the big girls can be filled up and left for 3 or 4 days. The little waterer and little feeder get emptied every day and need constantly refilled. And the big girls also help themselves to the baby food, causing it to empty sooner.
I don't want to have to ask someone to come over every day to maintain the chicks. One visit over the course of 4 days is a more reasonable ask for the big
No our hen and her chicks aren't separated, is that something that should be done? All the other hens and rooster seem to be treating chicks ok...So the hen and her chicks aren't separated?
You have to do what you have to do. Be prepared to brood the chicks if the mom rejects them when you return.