Your complete cage system will come with everything you need! However, you can always purchase an extra manure tray for faster and easier clean-ups! Additionally, we do sell extra supplies for our watering systems including tanks, nipples, and water hose!
For this cage, we recommend smaller bantam chickens. It is also helpful to keep in mind that this cage comes with enclosed middle walls.
No, our cages are not predator proof. They are best placed in an enclosed shelter or an outbuilding.
Makes brooding chicks so much easier, keeps them from getting sick, feed waste is almost zero, and healthier birds. I will NEVER go back to brooding on shavings or in boxes after switching to the Hatching Time brooders. It's amazing how little effort it takes to raising chicks now. I have so much time to spoil them instead.
Danielle, thank you for the review. We hope you had an amazing weekend! - The Hatching Time Team
The best part about this cage is that I don't have to go looking for my eggs anymore. I used to have my chickens in a big pen and they would hide the eggs which made it very difficult to locate.
Ryan, we hear that! Never worry about disturbing your birds or searching endlessly for the eggs with the egg roll-out tray.