Red Light bulb or infrared?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rughooker, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. rughooker

    rughooker Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I know I will be having peeps this spring and was wondering which heat lamp is best, the plain red bulb or infrared? [​IMG]
  2. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2009
    Tampa Bay
    Quote:Red is better than white, infrared is better than 2 others.
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    I like to use an 85 watt red floodlight for our brooder. I originally started out using a 250 watt red heat lamp but it was way too warm.

    I've never used an infrared light but hopefully someone who has will see this and reply.

    Hope this is some help!


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