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  1. TheRoyalRoost

    Supplemental light?

    Guess what?!?! The light . . . has a remote :D
  2. TheRoyalRoost

    Supplemental light?

    It’s set up in the corner of my yard inside their run, which against an eight foot wooden fence - so they’re completely blocked from wind on two sides. The coop door faces east. I set up one of those cheap battery operated push lights last night to see what they would do…the hens trotted right...
  3. TheRoyalRoost

    Supplemental light?

    Thank you so much! Ive been a bit concerned about ventilation too - so far I've added hinges to the coop roof so the entire top opens. The latch allows me to prop it open an inch or so if needed. These guys are brand spanking new the run/coop, so I'm making adjustments as they tell me what they...
  4. TheRoyalRoost

    Supplemental light?

    The dudes are a BCM and Easter egger - both are pretty much feathered out. The BCM is still getting in some saddle feathers on his rear end though. The ladies are an Easter egger, barred Plymouth, and a cinnamon queen. They’re all fully feathered. I have a brooder plate in the coop right now -...
  5. TheRoyalRoost

    Supplemental light?

    Is there ever a threshold for adding heat? I’m in GA and it’s getting in the 30s. I know they’re cold hearty birds, but should I worry about them at seven weeks?
  6. TheRoyalRoost

    Supplemental light?

    I’m a very new chicken mama and I have a tiny flock of three pullets and two cockerels making their transition to the outside coop/run. I’ve got a small hutch type coop. They’ve got a light in the run, but when I put them up at night, it’s dark in the coop. I’ve toyed with the idea of adding a...
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