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Light for chicken ark when I have no electricity?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gophert, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. gophert

    gophert Out Of The Brooder

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    This is probably a nutty idea, but I thought I'd ask. I have a Catwaba-style chicken ark (http://catawbacoops.com/). I cannot run power to it. Has anyone thought of a way to put a light (for winter eggs) into one of these? LED light on a timer???
     
  2. Achickenwrangler#1

    Achickenwrangler#1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why not? you can get solar power lights too
     
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    If you do a search, you should find some threads where people posted about having solar panels. I've seen them mentioned multiple times.
     
  4. crazy4spurs

    crazy4spurs Out Of The Brooder

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    We have electricity to our coop...but I had my husband install clear roof panels (sky lights) on our coop so during the winter...they will get sunlight naturally too:lol:
     
  5. gophert

    gophert Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks--I do see there are some posts on solar lights, but was wondering a) if people also have a solar timer for them (does that exist?) and b) if anyone has used one in an ark...the roost area is pretty small. [​IMG]
     
  6. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a solar light on the outside of our coop, and I love it.
     

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