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Laying eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by joebwe25, Jun 16, 2007.

  1. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Songster

    Feb 1, 2007
    St. Louis, Mo.
    Today one of our neighbors told us that chickens will keep laying eggs throughout the winter if you keep there feet warm. Is this true?
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2007
  2. MTchick

    MTchick Songster

    Feb 2, 2007
    Western Montana
    I've heard that they will lay through the winter if you make sure they have light for 14 hours a day by lighting their coop at night. I have heard nothing about feet- I'm guessing that part is a wive's tale.

  3. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

    Mar 7, 2007
    Mount Airy, NC
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    Last edited: Jun 16, 2007
  4. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    I guess if their feet are warm, the rest of them will be as well - make for some happy chickens for sure!

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