My young hens are just beginning to lay- just as fall is shortening the days. I know from reading here they will produce best with 16 hours of light a day and I know the quality of that light matters. Only two of my 7 hens has begun to lay and I suspect lighting is a factor.
I want to get them on a stable light schedule. My hens free range during the day (they head out the run's pop-hole with morning light) and return to the coop mid-afternoon. Is it best to supplement light in the morning, the evening, or add a few hours to each?
All comments are welcomed. Thanks.