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Heat pads

trioguineapig3

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Hi I have 3 heat pads for my pigs I was putting them in when it got too 12 degrees outside but I got a temperature gauge that still said 15 in their shed. I was told using them now then in the winter they wouldn’t be as effective. When is a good degrees to use the heat pads? I know my 2 new babies loves them
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Mother Hubbard

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15 is good for the shed, if you are unsure then boxes filled with hay and they will burrow if cold.
Temp wise, my rule of thumb, if I’m cold they will be cold.
 
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