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Where to put light in coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by yodercountrygirl, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. Where should the light be at in a coop. Should it be over the nests or in the middle of the coop or where???? Coop is 5ftx14ft.

  2. Eastins Eggs

    Eastins Eggs Songster

    Jan 11, 2009
    Ceresco Nebraska
    Put it in the middle of the coop high enough that the chickens can't hit it if they get rambunctious.
  3. gsim

    gsim Songster

    Jun 18, 2009
    East Tennessee
    DEad center as high as possible. I use two 48" dual flourescent shop lights in my 8x16. Do shade the nest boxes. They do better in low light in nest boxes.

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