does the type of light matter for egglaying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Beau coop, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. Beau coop

    Beau coop Songster

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    If I add supplemental lighting to my coop to enhance egglaying, does it matter what type of light?

    I guess sunlight is best, but short of that, is a regular incandescent, a compacrt flourescent, a red heat lamp,or a simulated sunlight bulb best.?

    And why?

    I would like to add just a little bit of time to their days, understanding that nature wants them to rest a bit.
     

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