im new to backyard chicken live in anchorage alaska

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by joeyak907, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. joeyak907

    joeyak907 New Egg

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    im new to backyard chicken live in anchorage alaska it has been getting down in the 30th at night here and about high 40th in the day last saturday my five chicken was five months old how soon will i get eggs.or is it two cold at night for them to lay eggs.
     
  2. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. CrestedGirl

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  4. speckles

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    HI!!

    I live in Petersburg Alaska. We put a light in our coop from 6am-8am and again at 6pm-8pm just to give them the 14 hrs of daylight needed to lay. We dont give ours any heat unless it gets down below 10 degrees and they do just fine..they lay right thru it all. It also depends on what type of birds you have as to when they will start laying. My leghorns started at 16 weeks while my barred rock is now 26 weeks and yet to lay.

    Welcome to backyard chicken!! I love this sight..lots of great info

    Cheryl
     
  5. dawg53

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  8. weimarmama

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    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Hi there joeyak907, I lived in Anchorage about 30 years ago.

    Imp
     

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