posted on Feb, 1 2017 @ 12:23 PM
originally posted by: Gazrok
As for lights...why? Post SHTF...better to be SLEEPING after dark....
Chickens. That's why.
Chickens lay the most eggs with 14 hours of bright light. Once light dips below 11 hours, they begin decreasing output; with 10 hours causing them to
stop laying altogether. It is how the chickens' pituitary gland judge when midsummer is--- that's when they can produce the next generation before it
A light for the total 14 hrs doesn't hurt them, it just triples your annual egg production. That's all.
Then there's the chores that need doing before sunnup.
If you are going to cook breakfast for your people, and you are gonna use logs, you need to get the fire going again, about an hour before the start
of cooktime, if you are cooking over and open fire. Sure you can plan out your wood supply the night before, and have it right there.... but you
always seem to run out of your stockpile right when you need it most.
The danger of varmints (four-legged or two) is mostly directed at your weakest team/family members, and usually at night. So yeah, light in the
edit on 1/2/2017 by redempsh because: (no reason given)