Brooder light....an old one??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mmtillman, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I found this bulb at a flea market for a dollar and wondered if it is ok for a brooder light?? It seems to put off plenty of heat...just wondered....



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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Should work just fine. Test it out with a thermometer right underneath it for a 95 degree temp reading for day olds....
     
  3. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah it should work, but I use two 250 watt bulbs in my brooder
     
  4. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks...I will test it tonight for tempature of 95*....[​IMG]
     

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