- Aug 12, 2016
One of our free range hens just had 1chick. Because the hens range with large animals (pony, donkey, goats, alpacas ) and because I feel it is prey for cats, I put it in a cage in the henhouse. The hen was upset so I put her in the cage with chick overnight and left her out in morning. Hen won't leave side of cage. Debating putting the two of them in a large predator safe box stall in barn but would have limited lighting. Advice please!