1. agirly4chicks

    agirly4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have these on a coop to provider lighting for when you clean or check on them after dark?

    Are they pricy? Where can you get them?
     
  2. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No but it sounds cool.
     
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I don't have solar panels but I have a clear panel in the roof. Kind of like a sky light
     
  4. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I bought little solar lights at Home Depot or Lowes that attach to the bottom of those deck umbrellas and they give off pretty good light to see by. Cost me $10 each. Should be coming out when pool supplies come out in stores.
    They have to charge up every day but since I seldom have to use them they usually are ready. I have left them clipped onto the wire and the light is low enough that it doesn't disturb the girls while trying to sleep but I can see well enough to count heads and check nest boxes.
     
  5. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    you can buy a solar powered shed light from Home Depot etc for somewhere in the $40-50 vicinity -- that is probably the best thing for your purpose.

    Have fun,

    Pat
     
  6. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would be interested in a solar panel that would keep a 12v battery charged, using led lights on a switch....something I could leave on all night, possible on a timer or dusk to dawn eye. Then I could rig up a pop door using an electric window opener from a junk car with it. Can you image door opens and light turns off....door closes light turns on.
    My girls deserve the best! Now, who can draw me a plan and make it?
    HappyHatch'en
     

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