What Kind of Lightbulb Will You Use...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by babalubird, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. babalubird

    babalubird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 21, 2008
    ...when the incandescent lights go off the market soon. Will we still be able to buy the heat lamps? What do you plan to use in your homemade brooders then?
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    If I couldn't get a heat lamp bulb I would buy a ceramic heater that screws into the current heat lamp fixture I already have and use Led bulb/s for light if needed.
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    I intend to buy a case of the 125w brooder bulbs and at least a dozen 250w IR bulbs. By the time I've worked my way through those I'll have come up with something I like.

    I want both heat AND light.

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