Heat mat for chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by thehainline5, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. thehainline5

    thehainline5 In the Brooder

    Jul 27, 2013
    [​IMG][/IMG][​IMG]Anyone ever used a heat mat for lizards for a chick? I have a week and a half of sebright chick that seems to be cold. I have a heat lamp on her (I hope it's a her) but that doesn't seem to be doing the job. I currently have her on a heating pad and she is in heaven and the quietest she has been all morning! That's why I was thinking of doing a heat mat....
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2013
  2. five is my dog

    five is my dog Songster

    Jul 4, 2013
    if its working then you can use it how was she acting under the heatlamp
  3. upthecreek

    upthecreek Songster

    Mar 18, 2009
    South Alabama
    That sounds just Wonderfull !!! go for it / whatever makes the chicks happy .
    I would use mine for chicks and young goats if i could find it ......... bought another one but someone stole it in the store /Jeffers/(believe it or not !!!) they were having a big sale that day .

    Let us know how she does please .

    Best to You and chicks ,
    I will do whatever it takes for the care and comfort of my chickens within reason .
  4. thehainline5

    thehainline5 In the Brooder

    Jul 27, 2013
    She did really well last night. Slept on top of the skunk dog toy. didnt get to screaming like she has been. Hoping she keeps thriving!

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