Light Question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Beverrlly, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. Beverrlly

    Beverrlly In the Brooder

    Dec 6, 2008
    North Dakota
    Two days ago DH tripped over the cord for our coop light that is on a timer and it got unplugged without him realizing. Yesterday morning/early afternoon he noticed the light was off and plugged it back in. Yesterday we got 2 eggs. Today we only got 1 egg instead of 2. Is this coincidence or did one morning of no light throw off one of the laying hens?
  2. azelgin

    azelgin Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    S.E. AZ
    I'm not an expert, but I would say coincidence. I have 8 BO hens seperated out to collect some hataching eggs from right now, and thier schedule, without a light, is quit variable. Two days ago we got four eggs, yesterday, we got five and today only two. Who knows what tomorrow will bring.
  3. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    coincidence, most hens don't lay every day

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