Where to buy TIny Heat-Producing Bulbs In RED??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Arielle, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Wanted----
    FIts standard sized socket.
    red
    heat producing
    as small as standard light bulb.

    I can find the LARGE red heat producing bulbs but I cannot find tiny ones. At this time of year the big are TOOO much, but when I was at the feed store and looked at the brooder, I realized smaller, much smaller bulbs do exists. Looking for a bulb that will fit in a standard socket, red of course, and as a heat producer. THe babies in the professional brooder box could touch the bulbs IF THEY WANTED, but sured seems pretty hot when I reached in to catch the little ones.


    THank you!!
     
  2. emmyeagle

    emmyeagle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We get ours for our pet snake at the pet store in the reptile section.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    If you go to places like Walmart, Target, etc., you can find regular light bulbs in red...they are called PARTY BULBS. You can get them as small as 25 watt.
     
  4. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:THank you, I will look again.
     
  5. Arielle

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    I love the variety of colors-- I did buy one. No heat from the energy effecient coil types, so I'll try this other kind. THank you!
     
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  6. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, these new-fangled light bulbs don't produce any heat at all....look for the plain old-fashioned type bulbs....progress....go figure....
     
  7. Arielle

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  8. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Buy all you can find! They are slowly phasing out regular light bulbs. I live in a teeny tiny house and good Lord I must have 12 packs of various watt bulbs in one of my storage closets!! [​IMG]
     
  9. jennfurtrombly

    jennfurtrombly Out Of The Brooder

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    You can get the small red heat bulbs in the reptile section of any pet store. I buy them for my bearded dragon.
     
  10. Arielle

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    Great-- will have a look in that section!!!
     

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