Low voltage heater options? (electric)

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by harry marsh, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. harry marsh

    harry marsh New Egg

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    I realize I probably don't need a heater.

    I live in North Carolina and it doesn't get terribly cold

    But, I'd like to pamper my 5 yearling peacocks.

    They've taken up roosting on a deck rail beside my bedroom. I'm currently building a roof over that rail.

    Does anyone have suggestions for a low voltage heater, to further help them over the winter?
    I've looked at weatherproof dog beds, but they heat to 110 degrees (overkill) and would probably run the electric bill up

    I also looked at decking steps (heated). They are low voltage and only intended to keep snow from forming. That might be perfect....
    Anyone have suggestions? Something easier, or cheaper, or a method that has worked for you?


    Thanks.
     
  2. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could heat the rail they roost on. I think Legg's site has the instructions on how to do it. Its easy and effective.
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Don't be surprised when your done with the roof they up and move somewhere else [​IMG]
     
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    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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