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removing feed every evening.

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Susie"J", Sep 20, 2010.

  1. Susie"J"

    Susie"J" Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We put our 9 broilers out in the coop over the weekend with our pair of jungle chickens. I was restricting food while they were in there own little box with the light on at all times. I would take it away at 8pm and return it at 6am so there bones and legs would stay strong. Now that they are all in the coop I have been keeping the food in the coop and turning the light out at 8pm. Will this do the same thing or should I still be removing the feed?[​IMG]
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Chickens don't move around in the dark because they can't see. You should be fine.
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    yeah that was pretty much my way of restriciting feed too, no light at night! worked great [​IMG]
     
  4. Susie"J"

    Susie"J" Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, it sure is nice to have all of you and your experiences.[​IMG]
     

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