Yahoo, The extra light worked!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Azriel, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. Azriel

    Azriel Songster

    Jun 19, 2010
    Two weeks ago I was down to 4 eggs a day from my 30 hen/pullets. I put 60watt light on a timer. At first I had it come on at 4am and off at 8am nothing in the evening. But I don't get home from work till about 5:30, and didn't like going out and waking them up by turning the lights on when I went out to feed and get eggs, so, I also added evening light from 4pm to 6pm and I have a small (7watt?) that I can put on anywhere from 15mn to an hour.
    Today I got 20 eggs [​IMG] . Over summer I had been selling about 15 doz. a week, now I can tell my customers I have eggs again plus have some for myself.

  2. RedIII

    RedIII Songster

    Nov 30, 2011
    Tooele, Utah
    Nice! [​IMG]

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