Light Bulb Wattages

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rapunzil, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. rapunzil

    rapunzil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Am I correct in believing the lower the bulb wattage, the less heat it gives off?
     
  2. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    With regular bulbs yes. CFLs do not produce heat.
     
  3. rhoda_bruce

    rhoda_bruce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be correct. Allow me to tell you something that I found out the hard way. I would prefer to use 2 bulbs of smaller watts than one single big watt bulb. I use those double light appliances. The reason is because if one burns out, you still have at least some heat and light. Its not nice to wake up and find you have only 4 survivors and 10 or so deceased that froze to death during the night. And remember a thermometer is a chicks best friend.
     

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