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What is the best red bulb for a quail broader?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by emcrowder, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. emcrowder

    emcrowder Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 11, 2016
    Can anyone give me brand names and specifics? I have got to stop this pecking one way or another. It's crazy to have to have 3 different "brooders" for only 5 little quail chicks!
  2. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2015
    the smallest I coul find at t+s was 250w.Thats way too hot for a small brooder.My chicken and quail farm suppler uses regular bulbs,so do i.250 watt will heat about 250 chicks or so.Will cook chicks in small brooder
  3. aquazoo

    aquazoo New Egg

    Mar 27, 2016
    St. Jacques, New Brunswick
    We use a 100 watt red incandescent flood light bulb. They're for outdoor lighting and should be able to find at any hardware store. Chick's seem to like it

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