I convinced my husband that an “Brinsea EcoGlow Brooder for Chicks or Ducklings” would be a good idea, even at $80. My current heat lamp uses 250 watts, which is quite a lot if you consider that it’s on day and night for at least 2-3 months (between chicks and ducklings). The EcoGlow brooder uses 18 watts and is radiant heat. I’ll post pics when it shows up!