Sun light & dark coop Question?????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sc00ter4900, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Sc00ter4900

    Sc00ter4900 Songster

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    Not sure where to post this the question is , Should I have a lot of windows in my coop for light? I was told the chicks need sun light to lay eggs. I was also told they like darkness to lay there eggs. Wich one is right? Any helpin this matter would be helpfull . Thanks Scotty [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    My Coop
    Light coop with dark nest boxes.

    There, how's that.

    I have a sky light in my coop in addition to the two windows.

    I also have covered nest boxes which makes it darker for them in there and gives them privacy.
     
  3. gel2727

    gel2727 Songster

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    They like a bright coop, with a dark cozy nesting box to lay eggs in.
     
  4. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

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    THE WINDOWS ARE IMPORTANT FOR LIGHT AND VENTILATION ( NOT DRAFTS)
    AND YES YOU CAN COVER THE NEST BOX HOLES WITH A PIECE OF ROOFING
    that can be cut into strips from vinyl or rubber shingles

    any questions email me
     
  5. Sc00ter4900

    Sc00ter4900 Songster

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    Thanks guys for clearing this up for me. I understand now. Thanks again [​IMG]
     

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