Do hens like the coop darker for laying eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cheepsforkeeps, May 18, 2010.

  1. cheepsforkeeps

    cheepsforkeeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have experience with light verses dark for the hens laying eggs in the coop? A friend of mine had mentioned that when they built a new coop and run her husband added a stain glass window and some of the hens started laying on the ground in darker corners. Has anyone got advice on this?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    IMO, yes they like a nice dark secluded place.
     

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