Time To Spring Forward Tonight

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BeckyLa, Mar 10, 2007.

  1. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Just a reminder for everybody, at least in most of the U.S., to change your clocks tonight. Forward by one hour. [​IMG]
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    It's about time! I hate these short days...
    Now I'll have plenty of time to work both horses after I get home from work. [​IMG]
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Blech....I'll be getting up in the dark again...
  4. Special Agent Husak

    Special Agent Husak In the Brooder

    Mar 2, 2007
    South West Michigan
    [​IMG] Today is the first day in a loonnnnnnnnnnggggg time that I've been up BEFORE my chickens!
    Man, it's still dark out!
  5. pegbo

    pegbo Songster

    Feb 8, 2007
    [​IMG] Hey do any of you notice if your chickens are affected by the time change? I just wonder if it screws them up because they are up so much later in the evenings.[​IMG]
  6. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    I think that since I have failed to put a clock in their coop it's probably all the same to them. They are just reaping the benefit of me being up earlier. [​IMG]
  7. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    I think the time changing in the spring messes me up more than in the fall.
    My old man has to start going to work earlier this week,wonderful, now we gotta get up at 3 a.m. [​IMG]

  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    Yeah, I'm sure they don't know the difference... besides the urge to lay an egg more often! [​IMG]
  9. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    Northern California
    Early daylight savings in wonderful. The grass is turning green the trees are getting their leaves it was 80 degrees yesterday and maybe a record 81 degrees for today¬ís date. I took the window covers off the hen house yesterday and my 8 chickens are laying and average 7-8 eggs a day.[​IMG]
  10. chickbea

    chickbea Songster

    Jan 18, 2007
    I hate it! I'm still on supplemental lighting so that I get some eggs here in the long winter. If I readjust the timer any more than 15 minutes every couple of days, everyone stops laying! It'll be another week or more until I see an egg!
    Not to mention, it is now dark when I visit the coop in the morning, and first thing on Sunday, didn't I take a ride on the ice and end up on my patoot![​IMG]

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