Egg production slowed, how's this for supplemental lighting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kkapotsy, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. kkapotsy

    kkapotsy Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 3, 2016
    One of my birds (SLW) has stopped laying, and her sister never started. I figure the weather change and less daylight has something to do with it. We are selling our house so I don't want to get really in depth. Does this string lighting (I tried to go heavy by their window) look like it could make a difference? Or is it not bright enough? [​IMG]
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Light needs to be inside coop... decent rule of thumb is 'bright enough to read a newspaper at roost level'.
    Here's a pretty good article on supplemental lighting.

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