Lighting question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by innocent, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. innocent

    innocent Out Of The Brooder

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    What's the best watt for winter lighting only.
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the dark, almost anything will do to allow you to see in the coop. If you want to extend the day for laying, you might need to provide as much light as sunlight for the extra hours. It might take 100 watts or more of incandescent to achieve that depending upon the size of the coop.

    Those who do this will be along to give you some numbers of lumens in the coop for laying.

    Chris
     

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