Lighting of Poultry Technical Articles

Management

Article published the January 27, 2021:

The effect of supplementary ultraviolet wavelengths on the performance of broiler chickens

INTRODUCTION Despite superior color vision, hue discrimination, and motion detection, broiler chickens are typically kept in lighting conditions deemed suitable for humans. Environments tailored to poultry vis...
Author/s :
Charlotte JamesJulian Wiseman
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38 0
Article published the January 20, 2021:

A bird's eye view: the chicken visual system

Avian species rely heavily on vision to provide them with necessary information about their surroundings. Chickens rely on their sense of vision to recognize: Other chickens. Predators. Another chicken's...
Author/s :
Anna MagnaterraLeonie JacobsMarisa ErasmusPrafulla RegmiShawna Weimer
Statistics:
208 1
Article published the January 14, 2019:

Light Management in Breeder: know more…

KEY POINTS Birds ‘reproductive cycle is controlled by changes in day length called as Photoperiod. Birds perceive this photoperiod in two ways: a) Through retinal of the eye to visual cortex and pitu...
Author/s :
Dr Pooja Bhardwaj
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1938 22
Article published the June 29, 2017:

Research on the Influence of the Light and Compound Feed on Growth Performance into Young Quail Mixed Eggs-meat Population of Balotesti During 28-56 Days

Author/s :
Talaat Mostafa  El-Sheikh
Statistics:
130 1
Article published the October 28, 2016:

The Effect of Photoperiod, Light Intensity and Wattage Power on Egg Components and Egg Quality

INTRODUCTION The influence of light is a resultant of period, intensity, and colour and wattage power of the lamp. Classen and Riddell, 1989 [4] suggested that birds exposed to increasing photoperiod appeared ...
Author/s :
Talaat Mostafa  El-Sheikh
Statistics:
1200 6
Article published the July 6, 2016:

Harmonising Management and Housing with Poultry Behaviour

Introduction Despite domestication and intensive genetic selection, commercial poultry retain the need to perform their natural behaviours. Conventional broiler housing often provides little opportunity for a ...
Author/s :
Kate Blaszak
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237 0
Article published the April 4, 2014:

Photostimulation effects on reproductive activities of domestic birds

The role of light in biological activities associated with avian growth and reproduction is very well known. Light quality can be defined by three criteria: 1) daily pattern of lightdark exposure; photoperiod, ...
Author/s :
Prof. Israel Rozenboim
Statistics:
2766 2
Article published the October 15, 2013:

Lighting Programs in Broiler Breeders and Dark Out

Providing an optimal light program during pullet rearing and breeder production starts with understanding how chickens are stimulated by light. Light intensity, light coloring and day length all play ...
Author/s :
Susan Watkins
Statistics:
2945 6
Article published the October 21, 2011:

Lighting management in broiler breeder stock

Introduction The first research work in lighting management for commercial poultry was conducted by Morris in the 1960´s. This work described the lighting management for egg-type layers, a tool that had ...
Author/s :
Mariana Ciacciariello
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4052 4
Article published the October 20, 2011:

Effect of an alternative light exposure program on broiler chickens productivity

Introduction Implementation of lighting programs adapted to the normal growth rate of chickens, has brought about improvements in the viability of the animals, feed conversion and decrease of physiopathologica...
Author/s :
Ramón Alvarez Zapata
Statistics:
4723 1
 
 
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