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Message #964. This is a followup to #955.

Date:Saturday December 6, 2003 7:25:26 pm MST
Subject:Re: When the power goes out...
Message:We've thought about getting a generator, but were concerned there might be problems with those fumes also...I'll check this out further.  I've used the propane heater only for a short time, with windows open a slot, and the room's door open.  

C. wrote:
> We have a generator and portable electric heaters that could easily
> plug into the generator. Propane heaters sound good yet I am worried
> about their effect on a little Nanday's lungs. I'll have to research
> this a bit further.
> Best,
> C.
>  V. wrote:
> > I keep my nanday Pete's area at about 70 degrees, usually using a
> > sealed-oil heater to make sure that he'll stay warm enough.  During
> > the winter I'm concerned about power outages--in our house, that
> > means lack of heat.  We have a couple of small propane heaters for
> > emergencies, but they're pretty minimal.  They're functional for a
> > short period of time, but wouldn't work very well if the power was
> > out for very long.  I'm wondering what other folks do to make sure
> > that during cold weather their birds stay warm enough, and especially
> > during power outages.  Thanks.

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