O nce you have decided on buying chickens, you need to prepare everything. These are some useful things that you need to do before you finish buying chickens.
Prepare living quarters for your chickens. If you can, prepare them a nice and spacious coop. That will be ideal housing for your chickens.
Be sure that living quarters for your chickens is big enough for roosting. This is a crucial thing that most people forget about.
Important thing is making your chickens secure. Be sure to protect them from any predators. Ask around in your local community what is most common chicken predator. Then make sure that those predators can’t harm your chickens.
You need to have nice and easily accessible way of cleaning your chicken’s living quarters. Their living space must be clean and dry at all times. You don’t want your coop filthy and smelly.
Provide your chickens with enough fresh and clean water (no dust or dirt) and nutritive food. Don’t let them be thirsty or hungry at any time. Also, get enough of hay and dry leaves as it is great food for your chickens.
Prepare right sort of food for you chicken breed. You don’t want to make mistakes here. Some chicken food is full of calcium which is needed for egg laying hybrids. Other is full of other nutritional elements that make chickens grow really fast.
Let your chickens socialize. They are social beings, just like us. So, don’t keep them locked all the time. Try to have them “hang out” and be in a group. Try not to have less then dozen of chickens at all times. That way, you will make sure that your chickens are happy as well.
Last, but not the least, take care of your chickens health. They are very delicate and sensitive beings. If one chicken seems to be ill, separate it from the rest and call a local vet. He will tell you what to do.
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