Lights at night?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrpekinduck, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    Hi! I wasn't sure where to post this but does anyone know if lights on at night by the duck coop would bother them? They have a place where they can go if they want it to be dark, I'd just love to be able to see them at night! [​IMG]
     
  2. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Ducky Land!
    No one knows?
     
  3. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Well I have about 15-19 in a LG pen that has a LG. Dusk 2 Dawn light over it. They don't seem to mind it a bit.
     
  4. BallardDuck

    BallardDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told that you can give them " too much light". I started out with a light on all the time but I guess that starts making them nervous. I have mine on a timer so they have light from 6AM until 10PM, which optimizes them for egg production.
     
  5. Mr Eggcentric

    Mr Eggcentric Out Of The Brooder

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    I keep a infrared lamp going in a corner of my duck/goose house all night through the winter. I haven't noticed a problem.
     

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