Chicken Care After First 60 Days, General Chicken Care, Coops - Once feathered move into a coop! 2-3 sqft per chicken in the henhouse & 4-5 sq/ft per chicken outside run. Keep local predators in mind! Flooring - Pine shavings work best. Try the deep litter method for low maint. Food & water-chicken layer feed / pellets. Or make a homemade chicken feeder / waterer, Treats - Vegetables, bread, bugs, chicken scratch(cracked corn, milo, wheat) LINK TO THE The Chicken Learning Center here!