How dark the chicken coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jubahn, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. jubahn

    jubahn Chirping

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    Something happened two days ago a new roo that is younger than other in the flock starting getting on a chicken at 430am (luckily I got to see this on my security cam) in the morning I knew that chicken was not that strong and I lost one a couple of days to another roo getting on her and making harm to her, so I need to know how dark should it be, because I am thinking that if its dark they wont do this because they cannot see too much?

    Any ideas? Thanks.

    jubahn
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2018
  2. jthornton

    jthornton Crowing

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    Put the roo's by themselves... they may be using the IR from your camera to see.

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  3. jubahn

    jubahn Chirping

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    Oh! did not know that, thanks for the tip :)

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