Do hens like the coop darker for laying eggs?

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

  1. cheepsforkeeps

    cheepsforkeeps In the Brooder

    Apr 24, 2010
    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!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    IMO, yes they like a nice dark secluded place.

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