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White/Red Lights

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kona silkies, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. kona silkies

    kona silkies In the Brooder

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    Aloha all,

    I wondering what the advantages/disadvantages of different heating lights are... thanks!
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Red- dont last as long

    White: stupid peepers peep all french toast night long. GO TO SLEEEEEP!
     
  3. bigstack

    bigstack Songster

    Jan 4, 2010
    Texarkana, TX
    Red discurages picking. They can't see any blood or red spots, every thing is red! Red is also easier on the eyes and calming! I use both but red first then white when I move them into a bigger brooder.

    Good luck and God Bless!
     
  4. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    I have ALWAYS used white and nothing else. they don't pick at one another, they sleep when tired and are awake when not tired.
     

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