1. spammy

    spammy Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 17, 2009
    I have placed an old enclosed porch light with a 25 watt bulb 3 foot up on the outside of my coop. I turn the light on 1 hour before dark and watch my 16 chickens do bug dances. They chase, hop, stalk and eat bugs till lights out and bed time. I have to turn the light off to get them into the coop.
     
  2. Dragonfly Ranch

    Dragonfly Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2009
    Happy Valley, CA
    Quote:What a great idea - wish we had electrical at the coop area.
     
  3. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    I've got a little solar panel and 2 small lights (walmart), don't attract a whole lot of insects but just enough to keep things interesting.
     
  4. 19Dawn76

    19Dawn76 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2009
    Toadsuck, AR
    i had an outdoor brooder with a light in it this summer and let me tell you those lil bug chasers were very tired during the day!!
     

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