Using the MHP (Momma Heat Pad)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Awestruck, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Awestruck

    Awestruck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2012
    For those of you using the momma heat pad, I assume that is on the bottom of the place where the baby chicks are, correct? If so, do you put a covering over it to protect it from the chick droppings? (I would assume, yes). Can this heating pad be cleaned? What else do you put on the bottom of the bin? Thanks. Thanks again for all the help and insights.
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 14, 2012
    Conway SC
    I use a heating pad sometimes and I sandwich it between two restaurant baking pans and slide this inside a bag so it don't get poop on it. I do like to put the heat over them in a tunnel type deal so it stays clean.
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  3. blackdog043

    blackdog043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2017
    Charlotte, NC
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2017
  4. TXChixRock

    TXChixRock Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 2, 2016
    That thread has over 800 pages, so be sure to read some of the later posts as well. The "directions" evolved over the numerous posts due to information gleaned by trial and error. MHP is a great way to raise chicks so well worth the learning curve!

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