Discussion created on 03/31/2009

LED for the poultry industry

Forum: The worlds first LED light bulb for the poultry industry

LED lighting specialists, Greengage Lighting, has launched the worlds first light-emitting diode (LED) light bulb designed and manufactured specifically for the egg and broiler segments of the poultry industry, which dramatically reduces lighting-related energy consumption by up to 90 per cent and incorporates important animal welfare benefits.

Rated at 4W, it replaces a 25W tungsten filament lamp and claims to reduce lighting energy consumption by 90. It was developed and tested with egg producer Noble Foods, which says it made the birds calmer.

It costs £16 a bulb and lasts for 25,000 hours. It is also fully dimmable and reduces heat output by 50.

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Hafiz Imran Shakoor Hafiz Imran Shakoor
Animal Nutritionist
August 20, 2010

Interesting article about LED light bulb for the poultry industry. It's really a nice idea that not only lower the energy cost but also beneficial for animals.

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January 31, 2011

It is very interesting nowadays the LED light bulb for the poultry industry. Do you have its brochure, I need more than words for determining the produce. 

I am looking foward hearing your information. 

Thank 

Nirun 

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Syed Mahmood Akhter Syed Mahmood Akhter
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
February 24, 2011

I would like to know the source these bulbs so that the same can be marketed in the industry which can result in hugh saving for the poultry farmer.

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Naveed Iqbal Naveed Iqbal
Consultant
February 24, 2011

Good idea. It is a very interesting article about the LED light bulb for the poultry industry. We need to find ways to cut down on costs.

 
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