Mama Heating Pad in the Brooder (Picture Heavy) - UPDATE

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Blooie, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member


    If you are living under power lines the measurable radius of the magnetic field is ...


    Maximum values may be lower for some utilities


    Distribution lines1 to 80 milligauss under the line
    Transmission lines1 to 300 milligauss edge of right of way

    All electricity carries with it a magnetic field unless its shielded. Any UL device that is sold in the United states is tested and approved for safety. Which I believe includes the amount of electromagnetic field it generates

    http://ulstandards.ul.com/standard/?id=60730-1_4

    Interaction with the wires will create a magnetic field but it will not create one greater than the pad itself. How many miligauss does he estimate it will create?

    https://www.rockymountainpower.net/ed/esi/EMF.html

    I worked in the electronics packaging field before retiring... meaning building boxes around computers.... LOL. But I am a gear head not a sparky...

    deb
     
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  2. alibabba

    alibabba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    brilliant!
     
  3. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    yep
     
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    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

     
  5. alibabba

    alibabba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New babies coming WEDS!

    I think I'll make the baby pool with the Mama Heating Pad in the house for just a bit, til they start hopping out, then move them outside!

    Excited!
     
  6. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    I was just thinking back, as I anticipate Agatha's hatching of her chicks tomorrow, what the last few months have been like compared to last year. It's feels like a bigger deal than a few chicks growing with this system. I've grown too. I am more attuned to what the chicks tell me they need rather than anticipating or imposing my ideas of a perfect "chickhood" on them. They got to experience and learn things that my very first bunch never did because this time I wasn't always thinking, "No, that piece of dirt can't be good for you...let Mama have it." I didn't fuss over one or two degrees in temperature. I was able to ignore them pecking each other on the head sometimes because I didn't read it as some huge psychological trauma I'd inflicted upon them.

    How wonderful it's going to be to watch Agatha with a brood of Scout's chicks. I put 9 eggs under her. Late last week that count was down to 4 with one that had exploded in there somewhere. <sigh> I'm so hoping that out of the last 4 eggs, at least one will be a little lady with Scout's spunk and Aggie's good looks. Will she be a good mom, or will she leave the nest shortly after they're hatched as I've read some do. At least if she does that, I won't be in a last minute panic over what to do...I'll simply grab Mama Heating pad, plug her in, and let them grow. They won't miss a beat in their journey to adulthood.

    @alibaba You know the drill....pictures pictures pictures!!
     
  7. Cearbhael

    Cearbhael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I take it, that it is warm year round there! Here in MN there is no way a parakeet or Finches survive in the wild or in an outdoor aviary. Maybe nice for June, July and Aug, but all other months are too cold. We can get down to freezing in May and the end of Sept can also (talking overnight) the rest of the months are too cold anytime... And Nov through March it is too cold for ME!!!
     
  8. Cearbhael

    Cearbhael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PS: I have never had canaries but want to!! Can't quite figure out how to have them with my cats though!
     
  9. Cearbhael

    Cearbhael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rofl, keep thinking of other things I want to say... I have had a number of parrots. One had a red patch on the front above his bill, red feathers on his thighs, other wise he was all green. I believe he was called a red headed or red footed Amazon. I also had a mated pair of conurs and again the names elude me. They are bigger and brilliant green with black thigh feathers, and if I remember. Correctly they had some black on their face. They were not pleasant to have since they screamed at the top of their lungs unless they were sleeping. Gave them away to a pet store. (Never produced any eggs) the red headed fellow was very sweet and became best buddies with my parakeet Chirps. (They would sit side by side in the parrots cage, Mutt and Jeff) he could have chopped Chirps in half... He was a big parrot with a huge bill. At first I was afraid to let them be together but Chirps insisted... I also had Cockatiels and love birds. I will never have another conur! They have huge vocal chords for smaller parrots (and not musical or pretty sounding)
     
  10. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

     

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