Do I need lights on yet???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jayne, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. jayne

    jayne Out Of The Brooder

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    As this will be my first Winter in WA with chickens, and as we have had a few cloudy days..when do you Washington Chicken folk start with extra light. I would hate my girls who have just started to lay going into molt. Are any of you already supplying extra light???

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  2. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I start mine in the first of September only to allow them time to get used to them.
     
  3. elaucht

    elaucht Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] An old german man told me to have the lights on all year. So that is what we do. LED christmas lights, use hardly any power and its on a timer. Some of the girls don't come in until almost dark so they like the light on.
     

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