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Solar power help...

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by My11BabyChicks, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. My11BabyChicks

    My11BabyChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    Looking to hook up a light bulb for the coming fall/winter months for heat and light. Has anyone successfully been able to do this? If so... Can I have some tips??
  2. Cargo

    Cargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2010
    Farmington, NM
    Solar can provide enough power for some light with a battery. LED works great.
    Heat requires much more power than a small solar panel can provide.
    The good news is that chickens do not need heat!
    They have a down coat. Just keep drafts off of them.

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