Spitzhaubens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Andora, Apr 15, 2009.

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  2. khawk1029

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    @Alaskan should I add a light to the coop to extend their "daylight"?
     
  3. TNBEARCHICK

    TNBEARCHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are still waiting patiently and hoping it won't be long.
     
  4. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    If you want eggs before Jan or Feb. then yes, you need to put in a light on a timer. I think you need a minimum of 12 hours of daylight.
     
  5. TNBEARCHICK

    TNBEARCHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to Spitzhaubens but most of our other breeds lay without extra light but they slow down a lot during winter.
     
  6. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    I think if any pullets are at point of lay when it starts getting really dark, then they are much more likely to not lay until spring.

    And of course, some breeds are better winter layers than others.
     
  7. TNBEARCHICK

    TNBEARCHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thought I would share a few pics.
     
  9. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    Great looking birds.....but are they spitz? I didn't see any hats.
     
  10. TNBEARCHICK

    TNBEARCHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No somehow I managed to put my Augsbergers on the Spitzhaubens thread wow. LOL.
     

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