Wait, Mr. Sun, where are you going?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by I'll Fly Away, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. I'll Fly Away

    I'll Fly Away Chirping

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    A few of my birds are lamenting the time change. :love
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  2. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Araucana enthusiast

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    My Coop
    Me too :(. I can't stand all this darkness....
     
  3. I'll Fly Away

    I'll Fly Away Chirping

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  4. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Crowing

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    I like standard time. I go to work before sunrise.
    The upside;
    My chickens are in the coop and locked up before 5 pm, instead of 9 pm.
    I'm in bed earlier.
    I get more sleep.:celebrate
    The downside;
    It's dark when I get home, can't enjoy the outdoors.
    It's cold here.
    We get snow, shoveling gets boring after the second snow storm.
    Egg production slows or stops.
    Opening the coop, checking feed and water in sub-freezing temperatures.
    Shoveling snow in uncovered pen.
    Frozen eggs. Fortunately I can check for eggs in the middle of the day, so I only get a couple each winter when it's teens or below Fahrenheit.
    Weekly cleaning of my small coops in Freezing temperatures is not fun.
    Okay; I changed my mind, give me Daylight savings time. GC
     
  5. I'll Fly Away

    I'll Fly Away Chirping

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  6. WhoDatChick

    WhoDatChick Free Ranging

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    My gals are laying better than ever... it gets SO hot here in the summer so I think they lay less then.. and now they are loving the cooler temps... never mind the shorter days!
     

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