How much daylight do Warrens need to lay?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bunny4, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. bunny4

    bunny4 New Egg

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    Hi, We have just bought some Warren hens , will they need extra light to continue laying through winter?
    Thanks, Sue
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullets that have just started to lay really shouldn't need any extra light, but holding them at twelve to fifteen hours will assure them to continue. A year old hen that has gone through molt will do best with an increase in the length of day to start her laying again. If I add light I start by adding a half hour every week to ten days till the length of light they have is around that twelve to fifteen hours.
     

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