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Extending daylight hours in a chicken coop

How to extend daylight hours for laying hens in a coop


We installed a light in the main chicken coop to extend daylight hours which in turn should stimulate egg production.

A timer turns it on around 5pm and off at 10.

It took about a week to start seeing an increase from one egg per day to an average of three.



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