Should my heat light smell??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by happy duck, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. happy duck

    happy duck Crazy duck mom

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    I turned on my heat light today to see if it worked and it smelled like it was burning. Is it safe? I cleaned the dust off of it, but it still seems to be smelling.
     
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  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Mine always smell at first when they come out of storage... If new, maybe burning off manufacturing residues still, but if it doesn't go away before too long definitely consider it an issue.

    Also... none of those food service heat lamps as those do gas off something that kills the birds. Maybe teflon?
     
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Free Ranging

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    where did you get that information from
     
  4. LDSmama

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  5. Fluffy Injun

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    Mine smell when first turned on, even though I wipe the dust off. It should go away. If not like Eggsited said then it’s an issue
     
  6. happy duck

    happy duck Crazy duck mom

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    Thanks so much I just did NOT want it to start a fire. Just being careful.
     
  7. Fluffy Injun

    Fluffy Injun In the Brooder

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    Understand! They scare the crap out of me to be honest lol
     
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  8. happy duck

    happy duck Crazy duck mom

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    Same!!!:barnie
     
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  9. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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