Changed from red light to clear!

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cochinbantam-lover

Songster
10 Years
May 1, 2009
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Hi,
Last night I changed the 250 red bulb to a clear 100 watt I think it is, anyway my chicks are afraid of it I think! I had to lower it too cuz its not half as warm as that wopping 250. My chicks are 2 weeks today and the weather is warmer which is making a diff too so had to change that bulb. But what can I do they are at the other end of the brooder, and it cannot be cuz they are hot cuz before they werent doing that. What can I do, I was trying to get them to come back at that side but they didn't really want to! Thoughts, are they afraid?
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Thanks!
 
Can you put the light in the middle, and food on one side, water on another?
Or try a different brooder box.

I just got some really nervous cochins, and I ended up putting a teddy bear in with them until they decided to sit on top of it and it got all poopy. The last time I upgraded them to a bigger brooder, I left it out and they're fine now.
 
Thankyou, I have the light at one end with water at both ends and food at one end and in the middle! I really don't have anything diff for a brooder.
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I could put the light in the middle I guess, Glad it worked out for your Cochins, that is what I have too! I love them!!!
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