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The days start getting longer after the winter solstice, which will be on December 22. The solstice is the shortest day of the year. After that, the days will get a little longer each day, signaling to the hens that spring, and warm weather, is on the way. It's got nothing to do with daylight savings, which is a human invention. It's all about shorter days versus longer days. 

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these two are the survivors of my Easter eggers babies

Cute. Sorry to hear about all the predators getting your babies. I am in Mass as well, lots of animals that see chickens as snacks here, unfortunately.
Edited by Jujubara - 12/2/15 at 6:07pm
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Cute. Sorry to hear about all the predators getting your babies. I am in Mass as well.
really what town I'm in winchendon ma
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The days start getting longer after the winter solstice, which will be on December 22. The solstice is the shortest day of the year. After that, the days will get a little longer each day, signaling to the hens that spring, and warm weather, is on the way. It's got nothing to do with daylight savings, which is a human invention. It's all about shorter days versus longer days. 
oh sorry I never really understood daylight saving lol hide.gif
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really what town I'm in winchendon ma


Palmer, I'm in between Springfield and Worcester.
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Palmer, I'm in between Springfield and Worcester.
oh wow lol
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