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

Published on: 10/28/2016
Author/s : T.M El-Sheikh1, A.M.El-Gammal 2, M.N. Makled 2 / 1 Faculty of Agriculture, Sohag University, Egypt 2 Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, Egypt

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 to be more active. Several workers have examined the effect of light programme on physiological stress of broilers. Buckland et al. (1976)[2] found higher concentrations of plasma corticoids...

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Talaat Mostafa  El-Sheikh Talaat Mostafa El-Sheikh
T. M. El-Sheikh Prof. Dr. of Poultry Production, Head of Animal & Poultry Prod. Dept.
October 28, 2016
Thank you for manager group
Dr. abdur rahim azad Dr. abdur rahim azad
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
November 3, 2016
Dear sir thank you for your writing.

dr. Abdur rahim azad
paragon breeder's Bangladesh
Sharan Pant Sharan Pant
Poultry farmer
November 3, 2016
very good information thank you.
November 4, 2016
Many farmers do not master the Photoperiod and the light intensity. The bad system of light intensity will affect the production and the egg weight. Every time, the Technician visits the layer farms, he has to measure the lux and discuss the photoperiod with the owner. It is good to weight the eggs and compare them with the standard. Those who have the Grading Machine will know the production of each category of eggs. The article above is a good reference for farmers and technicians.
November 4, 2016
Thanks a lot for the Sharp answers.

Sincerely yours

Dr. Hassan Kazim Dr. Hassan Kazim
BSc(Hons)Poultry science
November 5, 2016
Not any specific effect on egg.but some pigmentation also effected
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