Brooder temp not steady

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by raccoon, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. raccoon

    raccoon Out Of The Brooder

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    My brooder is in the coop no hens to help I have two 250 watt red heat lamps 15 inches off the floor but the temp drops to 60 at night My outdoor temp has been droping to 22 at night I have a propain ? heater and trying it I am taking temp readings every two hr Any hints thanks
     
  2. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wireless temperature controller
     
  3. raccoon

    raccoon Out Of The Brooder

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    Just did my 8:30 readings the out side tempis 33 but the brooder is up to 90 now the propane heater is working I will keep up on the temp readings to night to make sure my chicks will be here in SC on tuesday
     

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