What wattage in the brooder

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  1. chickieluver26

    chickieluver26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm getting 6 silkie bantam hens what wattage light bulb to use in the brooder. Also I know some people change them over time what do u use?
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2013
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    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Considering you are in Texas I don't think you'll want a high watt bulb, I'd go with a normal one and just chance the height to keep them warm/cool enough Welcome to the site! [​IMG]
     
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