After dark lighting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sbarab, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. sbarab

    sbarab Songster

    May 25, 2009
    Conroe, TX
    My DH and I set up flourescent lights inside the coop a few weeks back and I got this really nifty timer at Lowes that is digital.
    It will automatically turn on at dusk and stay on for x# of hours after dusk. It has a dawn setting too. You have to program your location & date so it knows what time dusk/dawn is.

    Cost was around $20. It would work great for Christmas lights too!
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2009
  2. damselfish

    damselfish Songster

    Mar 8, 2008
    Southwest Missouri
    That's snazzy, we're considering whether to do some extra lighting this year. Our ladies haven't slacked off too much yet...we'll see.

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