...I have only one chick- so I don't need to heat a large area. a couple years ago I just used a regular ole' light bulb and adjusted it to how chick was acting. Chick didnt seem to mind, but I couldnt help feeling the constant bright light was blinding. Actually it was an 'only chick' too, (and would squack like the dickens if I wasnt constantly near the brooder!- it thought I was it's momma!) so I made a flanel pouch that hung around my neck and used 'hothands'packets in a side pocket I made and wore her around my neck quite often because I felt it needed to feel companionship to develope normally) though it did eventually take to a stuffed polar bear like it was second momma) LOL This time I'd prefer to do things the right way though! (I know the temperature deal, and with lowering it 5 degrees each week) so Just need to know: what type bulb and wattage should I use to heat just one lonely chick? and how much do they usually cost...just asking so I know if its a deal or not when I find one. Thanks in advance!!!