The Science Delivers Results

Read about how a six-watt LED light bulb designed for poultry barns significantly boosts egg laying while reducing on-farm energy consumption. This unique bulb emits red-spectrum light — casting a reddish-purple glow — that stimulates the release of reproductive hormones in hens.
Animal and Poultry Science Prof. Gregoy Bedecarrats developed the bulb after four years of extensive research into how vision and light affect reproduction.

Download this Article printed in the 2014 Yearbook edition of Poultry magazine written by Samantha Beatie.