Do You Heat Your Coop? (Poll) LATEST UPDATE PG 15

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bluey, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Just a simple yes or no answer will do. I'm just very curious about a rough estimate of the percentage of folks using heating devices in their coops...
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    nope....let's hope I don't regret it.... [​IMG]
     
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Nope.....


    Dawn
     
  4. aiwetir

    aiwetir Songster

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    neigh
     
  5. consdrs

    consdrs Songster

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    No
     
  6. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Songster

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    no
     
  7. vermontgal

    vermontgal Songster

    Yes - I have 4 chicken heaters (I think about 50-60 watts each) and 1 water heater (60 watts), thermostatically controlled. Tonight it is 3 F outside, and 25 F inside the coop -- proof that chicken heaters work!

    The chicken heaters look like this: (the lights are just LED lights, they don't produce any heat)
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2008
  8. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Quote:Good answer!!!![​IMG]


    Dawn
     
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Nope, and actually, since they are in a tractor, my chicken heaters heat all just go up and out of their choice sleeping spots... outside the hutch!!
     
  10. luvmygirlsinAK

    luvmygirlsinAK Songster

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    Sure do! It's only _21 below zero F. outside right now, but I know that my "girls" are all nice and cozy warm inside, tucked up in their beds![​IMG]
     

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