Do...not... use.... any light bulb marked "rugged" or "rough service" .

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  1. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Do..not... use.... any light bulb marked "rugged" or "rough service" . Check the box, these lights have a teflon coating on them to make them "rough and ready" or some other such phrase. When they are turned on, they outgas a toxic gas which kills chickens. Here is an example of this kind of teflon-coated light: Rough Service Bulbs
    http://electrical.hardwarestore.com/13-41-rough-service-bulbs.aspx
    http://electrical.hardwarestore.com/13-41-rough-service-bulbs/rough-service-tuff-coated-616916.aspx
    Teflon coated glass to reduce breakage and shattering.
    Best Success,
    Karen
     
  2. rwdeets23

    rwdeets23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] i have a couple of those, and was going to use them too, glad i got some red ones from tsc..
     
  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Dangerous for chickens of all ages!
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] thanks for the heads up
     

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