Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bigmac03, Dec 28, 2014.

  1. bigmac03

    bigmac03 In the Brooder

    Jul 6, 2014
    Ok gals and guys
    My redstars have quit laying they are young like 26-27 weeks we only have about 10hrs. Of daylight here this time of year what is yall thoughts on suplemental lighting how and when to add the light morning or night
  2. pdirt

    pdirt Songster

    May 11, 2013
    Eastern WA
    I would just wait. It can take up to 8 weeks for extra lighting to work and by then the days will already be getting much longer. Next year start by adding the extra light in the fall, around here we start mid September. Add an extra 15 minutes light per week until you have 14-16 hours of total daylight. It will take several weeks to get to that amount of extra light, depending upon your latitude.

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