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Let there be light

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Marcymom3, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Songster

    Well, today I decided that I was going to put a light in the chicken coop. My pullets are just starting to lay just as the days are getting shorter. I got a timer but foolishly forgot to make sure the light itself was turned on. When I went up to close the chicken door of the coop, I turned the light on. The girls are wondering what the heck happened to their night time. [​IMG]

    It is set to go off any minute now and come back on at 5 a.m. If anyone had told me a year ago that I would keep a light on for chickens there's no way I would have believed them!

  2. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Songster

    Aug 23, 2011
    sitting on the toilet
  3. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Quote:x2 [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen

    May 18, 2011
    Yours are sleeping in compared to mine. My timer starts at 3:30 I should get more than 3-9 eggs from 18 layers most of which are new pullets that have not even started laying at 8 months old! If that does not change with 3:30 they will be up at 1:30!!!!
  5. Marcymom3

    Marcymom3 Songster

    Here's hoping the light works for both of us! [​IMG]

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