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How to Encourage Hens to Lay through Winter

As winter approaches, many backyard chicken enthusiasts find themselves facing a common challenge: a decrease in egg production. It's no secret that hens tend to lay fewer eggs during the colder months due to shorter days and less sunlight. However, with a little extra care and attention, you can help your feathered friends maintain their eggcellent flow even in the winter. In this blog post, we'll explore some practical tips and strategies to encourage hens to lay through the winter season, ensuring a steady supply of fresh eggs for your breakfast table. Optimize Lighting: Since the reduction in daylight hours is a significant factor affecting egg production, providing supplemental lighting can make a big difference. Install a light source in...

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