lights - egg laying ......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Miz Mary, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will a red heat lamp work to add extra daylight hours for egg laying ???


    My hens were laying all summer.... I noticed I was getting only a few eggs /day , so I put in a white LED light ...... they havent started laying again !! Was I too late with the light , or will they start laying again ????
     
  2. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:The red heat lamp will NOT add daylight hours.

    The white light will.
     
  3. TheSitcomGirls

    TheSitcomGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens almost stopped laying in mid October so I added a 100 watt regular old light bulb that comes on at 4:30 AM and goes off at 7:30 AM. It gets dark at 5:00 here now. With a week they were laying regular again.
     

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