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Broiler Husbandry
on October 24, 2022

Evaluating broiler house lighting intensity, wavelength

Broiler house lighting needs to be carefully controlled and adjusted as birds mature if flocks are to perform well.

Birds perceive light differently than humans. They can see into the ultraviolet ranges as well as the visible spectrum, and light information not only impacts broilers’ physical activity but is also important for their metabolism and the immune system regulation.

Although regionally specific parameters come into play where light is…

Read the full article in Poultry International November 2022