lights? in maine

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pouletdile, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. pouletdile

    pouletdile Out Of The Brooder

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    So this is our first time with chickens & we're in Maine. When do we start using a light? Also, in the winter should the light be a heat light?
     
  2. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't have to use a light. However, with shorter days and cold weather egg production will slow or cease. I live in Illinois and only use a light as heat when it gets below freezing.
     

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