LIGHT FOR CHICKENS

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cajunlizz, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    WELL , we figured out what was 2 of the problems why the hens were not laying .

    1. One of the roosters were running them OUT of the coop preventing them from laying .

    2. LESS daylight hours


    We took rooster out of the main run and coop and put him in a run by himself .

    and added 2 lights in the coop and 1 in the run of the main coop/run.

    they had dropped to laying 2 eggs a day , and NOW they already up to 6 in the main coop. They better get BUSY and lay . WE have around 100 head and 70 - 80 are all laying age . to me 6 - 7 months they should be DROPPING EGGS BIG TIME.

    NOT bad for 1 night with lights ON ... excited to see what tomorrow will bring . [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Congratulation, I agree with you roosters can be very annoying, I eat two roosters so far and I gota new one he is getting bitten up every day by the hens and I warned him to be good otherwise he will be again my dinner.
     

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