I have never had silkys but have one lone one and Iam waiting for the doz. in the bator to hatch about Oct.10, I have this loneRanger as Icall he/she in the pantry which is always at a 65* temp. The brooder has a red 60 watt blub. for heat and the Temp is now 77*the loneRanger is 3 weeks old. is this temp too cold or should I use a heat lamp the brooder is rather small and Iam concerned the 250 watt bulb would be too much heat. he/she is really active , and doing well our nights are gettiing cold and the room has no heat. any advice.