Extending egg laying in winter months

Extending egg laying in winter months

by Dale Mellott
(Roaring Spring, Pa. )

The reason hens slow down egg production in the winter is the days are shorter.

By extending their day use a light, bright enough that a newspaper could barely be read and a timer is needed. Set it for an hour before morning light and 2 hours after sunset. By doing this it will definitely increase your winter egg production.

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