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

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    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]
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  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    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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