News and analysis for the global poultry industry.
Industry News & Trends / Hen Housing Systems
on February 11, 2022

Colored lighting could positively impact cage-free layers

Red and blue LED lighting was utilized to improve layer growth and egg production in a recent U.S. Mississippi State University study.

Changing the color of lighting used during laying hens’ pullet and production phases could have a major effect on cage-free layer production metrics, according to Pratima Adhikari, Assistant Professor of Poultry Science at Mississippi State University (MSU).

In the study, Adhikari found that applying blue LED lighting in the…

To view the full article, please register or login.

Advertisement