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on June 8, 2021

Can pulsed light technology affect cage-free layer behavior?

Stress can negatively impact hen welfare and health.

Layer welfare can be difficult to manage in cage-free environments. Specific light plans that use pulsed alternating wavelengths can help producers manage stress-induced behaviors in specialized housing systems.

In a recent research project conducted at Colorado State University, layer hens exposed to pulsed light technology displayed an increased interest in…

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