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When a hen is scratching for grain in the litter in the laying house, does she tend to face the light or have her back to the light?

JerryHicks says 2017-10-25 05:25:23 (CST)

Faces the light as a rule.

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K.C. Fox says 2017-10-25 23:54:07 (CST)

If she faces the light is that so she can see better?

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NoraWI says 2017-10-26 07:17:20 (CST)

If she faces the light, she does not cast a shadow into where she is scratching and does not miss any morsels of food. Never thought about it. It's another one of those things where an animal is perfect for the environmental niche it fills and adapts to maximize benefits for itself.

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