Benefit of lights in the winter?

ArchyJill

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We are debating whether or not to artificially increase daylight hours as winter approaches. Give how many eggs we have piling up and how long those eggs will last what would be the long term effects of letting the hens do their "normal" thing through the winter months?
 

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We are debating whether or not to artificially increase daylight hours as winter approaches. Give how many eggs we have piling up and how long those eggs will last what would be the long term effects of letting the hens do their "normal" thing through the winter months?
Welcome to BYC!

There are pros and cons, you will find many conflicting opinions.
I just gave my current thoughts on it here .

Try the advanced search function too.
advanced search>titles only> winter lighting
 

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