Has anyone put a heat lamp and light bulb in their brooder?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BigHead, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. BigHead

    BigHead Out Of The Brooder

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    Heat lamp and light bulb in the same chick pen?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Well, I can't see why anyone would want to. I actually try to avoid even lighted heat sources, and prefer things like ceramic heaters or heat mats to brood with a natural daylight cycle. If they are raised on 24/7 light, they become very agitated when they get older and it's taken away. However, I can't see any reason why both a lamp and a light would be specifically bad for them or dangeorus in any way.
     
  3. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Big Head, your cryptic threads make it nearly impossible to intelligently comment on them.
     
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