Orange Light??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Caleb x49, May 14, 2009.

  1. Caleb x49

    Caleb x49 Out Of The Brooder

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    In my brooder i have a soft white light bulb. I heard its better to use red. I only have orange till i can get a red is orange ok? I have a pic exactly like the one i have.

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  2. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that will work just fine.
     
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Is this for heat, or just so they can see (with a separate source of heat being provided)?

    I ask cuz those compact fluorescents put out next to no heat and won't do you any good unless you have another, very significant, source of heat.

    People normally use high-wattage red bulbs (floodlight or heatlamp bulbs) because you NEED the high wattage to convert to heat, the CFLs won't do it.

    Good luck,

    Pat
     

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