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Now that their feathers are growing back...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbi-j, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    I'm thinking I'd like to start gradually adding light so they can start laying again. I was thinking maybe 1/2 an hour more every few days until we're up to 14 hours a day. I could see where a sudden 2 or 3 extra hours could stress them, but wasn't sure about adding it slowly. Any opinions? Most of the hens look good again. Only a couple are still looking raggedy.

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