Many thanks to whomever told me about heating pads for brooders!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Camelot Farms, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I ended up needing an emergency brooder for a possibly sick chick, 2 others had already died. I had her in my...um... ok. In my bra. Trying to figure out what to do with her when suddenly I rememberd someone told me to use a heating pad as an emergency warmer. So, I got out a tote, lined the bottom with a thick towel, popped the pad in there, covered it with a linen towel and VOILA! Brooder!

    I take her out every little while to get a drink cause I dont dare put a waterer in there. It'll work til I can find something else tomorrow.

    So, a HUGE thank you to whomever told me about this great idea!
     
  2. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Leesburg
    awesome! Great thinking!
     
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I think it was evonne. That's were I read it .... a post she wrote.
     
  4. Airilith

    Airilith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're great aren't they! My coop only has a height of about 2.5 feet, so I didn't feel comfortable putting a lamp in there that the chicks could burn themselves on. So I got a reptile heat pad I had in the house and put out there. It's working great. [​IMG]
     

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