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Daily tasks for looking after chickens | Forum

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admin Jun 17 '16
Chickens require caring for at least twice a day, once in the morning and once in the morning and once in the evening.  The morning duties would typically occur after sunrise and the evening duties around dusk.
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admin Jun 17 '16

Asses:-

When approaching the chicken coop assess the coop and the surrounding area to ensure that there are no signs of predators trying to break into the chicken coop.  Also ensure that the chicken coop if free from any damage.

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admin Jun 17 '16

Release:-

Let the chickens out of the coop and into the chicken run.  Make sure that all of your chickens are are lively and alert.  Any chickens that remain in the coop will need checking to ensure that they are not sick.

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admin Jun 17 '16

Supply:-

Ensure that your chickens have plenty of fresh water for the day ahead and ensure there is sufficient fresh food.  Replace any greens with new ones and ensure there is sufficient grit in the containers.

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Freshen:-

Replace your chickens bedding with fresh bedding.

Clean:-

Collect any eggs and clean out any droppings in the nest boxes.

Check:-

Conduct a final check to ensure that your chickens are eating, drinking and alert.