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#41 NANACAZ

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 09:56 PM

Hi We have just bought a greenhouse and are hoping to get it ready for Wilbur to use along side his outdoor run next year. My question is we would want some heat in there for cold snaps, would we be able to use an Incubator heat lamp 240v - 250w  suspended on a chain would this be ok 

 

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 11:17 AM

Hi

 

Wilbur is nearing his second week now with no food (this is his thirteenth day), his heat and lighting are now reduced and he is looking ok. I bath him everyday and give him a good soaking for about twenty - thirty mins  don't always see him drinking but assume he does. his weight this morning 725g.

 

There has been no poo or wee for the last 5 days.. :ohmy:

 

He is more bedded down in his box, I can only assume he is nearly ready.. (scary) :unsure:

 

I think all is going well..

 

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 03:44 PM

Hi

 

Wilbur seems to be doing ok,.he had his bath yesterday and today and had a good soaking,, no poo at all for the last two days.. he seems to enjoy the baths now :)

 

I have tried to attach a photo of him from this summer out in the garden with his friend who was rescued.. 

 

If you can see it Wlbur is the larger of the two.... :ohmy:

 

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Hi Carol,

Sorry just seen these posts Wilbur is lovely, it's nice seeing them enjoying the garden. x



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Posted 16 November 2016 - 03:49 PM

Hi We have just bought a greenhouse and are hoping to get it ready for Wilbur to use along side his outdoor run next year. My question is we would want some heat in there for cold snaps, would we be able to use an Incubator heat lamp 240v - 250w  suspended on a chain would this be ok 

 

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Carol x 

Hopefully Sue will see this as she has a greenhouse but not 100% sure what she uses, in my heated shed I have two heat lamps there just ceramic holders with mega-ray bulbs in. x



#45 NANACAZ

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Posted 16 November 2016 - 03:54 PM

No probs Karen thankyou..

 

As Wilbur has not poo'd for 5 days would you say he is nearing his hibernation time.. as stated earlier I bath him everyday for about 20 - 30 mins. to make sure he has a good soak.

 

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Posted 17 November 2016 - 08:46 PM

Hi Wilbur  It has been 2 weeks now since Wilbur has eaten he has slowed down considerably now, he has had his daily bath today but again no poo..

 

I think we are nearly there phew.. its hard not feeding him.. :(

 

Carol x






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