It’s not just about collection of eggs as many sitters might think.
If you are away for a week or longer, some cleaning will probably need to be done. Spend time to show the chicken sitter how you normally do things.
As summer is the most likely time for red mite to strike, use plenty of mite powder in the coop and bedding; you don’t want to return to an infestation!
Do a weather check for the period you’re away, do you need to move the Coop to a shadier spot?
There’s so much to think about, here’s a handy guide that you can leave for your sitter.