Laying Hens and How Light Effects Egg Production

  • Are your Chickens Laying Less Frequent?
  • This Article May Help you Understand Why.

Are your chickens laying fewer eggs recently? If you haven’t made any big changes to how you’re caring for them, there’s a good chance the lack of eggs is caused by the shorter daytime hours.
Chickens need a full 14-16 hours of daylight each day to lay their best, and this time of year, they won’t receive enough anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Article by Murray McMurray Hatchery
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