Artifial lighting

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by usedhobarts, Sep 11, 2016.

  1. usedhobarts

    usedhobarts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2014
    NO, NO , NO ,NO how many times can I say no. I was thrilled with the info here and my first year of artificial lighting. My girls laid like summer. Wo Hoo. Oops. After that my girls moulted in June and did not lay again until this spring. These were first year pullets and are now screwed up. don't BE ME. I was new to chickens and thought I would master It.
  2. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 8, 2008
    Fleetwood, PA
    Hard to tell what went wrong. When were the chicks hatched? Not enough info to go on. Many of us have lighted for years & never had a problem. Too much of a generalization.
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Agrees, need many details.

    Not sure anyone can ever 'master' keeping live animals....there are always new techniques and changing variables.

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