Christmas lights, dual purpose.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by becker, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. becker

    becker Out Of The Brooder

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    Not only are my girls in the spirit of the holiday, the blue christmas lights along the roof trim also act in keeping the watering can from freezing.

    What I did is ran about 12 of the bulbs under a 2qt pot ( sause pan ) Then set the watering can on top of it. Works like a charm! Last night the outside air temp dropped to 14. No hint of icing.

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Your chicken coop sure looks festive, figure Santa should be able to find them easy to bring them their Xmas goodies.
    So you made something like one of those cookie tin heaters with the tail end of the xmas light string? Can't quite picture how you have it set up.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Cute!
     
  4. yogifink

    yogifink Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe Santa will stop by Christmas Eve and give you a holiday egg!
     
  5. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    This is an inside peak at a converted microwave into a incubator my egg trays are tilted with a switch connected to the motor that powers the turn table.

    What do I use to heat my incubator???

    What else outside Christmas lights the incandescent kind!!



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