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It’s getting colder at night!

by #BKEgg 4 Comments

Weather Station Unit

I know…I know, “They’re chickens and really hardy birds!”

That being said, they are also spoiled pets aka part of the family!  It just bothers me greatly to see it get this cold inside their coop at night and it’s not even winter yet.  I hear so many things about heaters with some that will say, “it’s okay to use them on low settings to prevent too low of temps” while others say, “never ever use any type of a heater no matter what”.  I am thinking of going with the first of thoughts mentioned, as just can’t see them in temps below 20 degrees in their coop.

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Does anyone want to buy this for our chickens?

If anyone wants to be super kind to our chickens, you buy this for them!  Hey, if you’re here in the Colorado Springs Area, the chickens can even pay you with their Farm Fresh Eggs!!  LOL!

Amazon’s Purchase Link:

DeLonghi TRD40615E Full Room Radiant Heater

DeLonghi TRD40615E High Performance Radiant Heater – Maximum Heat, Efficiently Distributed

The De’Longhi TRD40615E Dragon Whole Room Electric Radiant Heater warms spaces quickly and efficiently. The heater’s flat-panel design creates 25 percent more heating surface area. It also offers dual heating via both convection and radiant heat, ensuring maximum heat with a low surface temperature. The simple controls allow you to customize your heat with an adjustable thermostat and three temperature settings. The heater has a 24-hour timer, and its ECO Plus setting maintains an optimal room temperature while conserving energy. The unit’s permanently sealed oil channels never require refilling, and the heater’s SmartSnap wheels ensure a tool-free setup. Its thermal cutoff prevents overheating.

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Chickens & Cold Weather

by #BKEgg 2 Comments


We don’t know about you, but we’re not that big on cold weather. We’ve been watching our chickens and they think everything is just fine… SO FAR! I am sure that will change, as it will actually be very cold here in Colorado!!! 😛