More eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stump69, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. stump69

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    Just wondering if there is anything I can try to get more eggs this time of year
     
  2. MrsBachbach

    MrsBachbach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, a quality egg layer ration and the addition of a light. Has to be a light on the "warm" end of the light spectrum. Doesn't have to be a large light, a 20 or 40 watt bulb would do. Set it to come on early in the morning in the coop. Start with about a half hour of extra light each morning and keep adding a half hour each week until the hens are being exposed to at least 14 to 16 hours of daylight a day. This total includes natural sunlight. So you may only need to add four or five hours of artificial light to them.
     
  3. stump69

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    Thanks
     

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