What type of heat lamp?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by barredbeans7, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. barredbeans7

    barredbeans7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am currently using a regular light bulb that you would use in your house...it is really bright and I worry that it is blinding my chickens. Is it?
     
  2. carscollector

    carscollector Out Of The Brooder

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    Don't worry, it will not blind your chickens.
     
  3. barredbeans7

    barredbeans7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry. I was wondering if the light I am using now is too bright for my chickens... I am using a regular house light as a heat lamp for my chicks.
     
  4. barredbeans7

    barredbeans7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thankyou for your help. [​IMG]
     
  5. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Lots of folks use white light to brood chicks. It's not going to hurt them. Red lamps are less glaringly bright and the Ecoglow gives off no light so lots of folks prefer those options but don't confuse what is ideal with what is necessary.
     

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