Iowa Pork Congress 2021 – Product Spotlight video

Due to COVID-19, the Iowa Pork Congress replaced their annual in-person event with a few days of virtual educational sessions and exhibitor "Product Showcase" videos. As a yearly exhibitor and attendee, we share our Product Showcase video. Learn more here.
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You’re Invited to Join us at EuroTier for FREE!

You’re invited to join us at EuroTier for FREE, the world’s leading trade fair for animal production. To accept our invitation and receive your free access code fill out the form here, on our EuroTier website page. EuroTier is the global meeting place for agriculture on the internet EuroTier, the world’s leading trade fair for […]
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Watch our IPPE TECHTalk – Using light as a management tool to impact performance

Despite long-standing and ongoing efforts to improve poultry well-being and ensure sustainability of the food chain, management of reproductively active egg-laying operations present unique challenges in the poultry industry. Many of these challenges, which include piling, floor eggs, checked eggs, pecking, and keel bone fractures, can be overcome by solutions offered by lighting systems. In […]
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Light Flicker. What does it mean?*

In 2013, Germany amended livestock welfare regulations to require poultry barns to have flicker-free artificial lighting. However, the new regulations did not provide exact definitions. A simplified qualitative assessment of photometric flicker is explained. Learn more.
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Ultraviolet C (UVC) Standards and Best Practices for the Swine Industry

If you are a swine farmer, you know that biosecurity is an essential aspect of having healthy and productive animals. Recently, ultraviolet C (UV-C) light has grown in popularity to help sanitize objects entering biosecure areas. How can UV-C light fit into your farm, check out Ultraviolet C (UVC) Standards and Best Practices for the […]
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Color Sensitivity

Chickens and humans see the world differently, which can be attributed to the difference in natural habitats. Chickens are originally from the jungles of Southeast Asia. Due to this different environment, poultry are more sensitive to the red and blue spectrums which are not filtered by the canopy of the jungle. Poultry’s green light perception […]
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The visible light spectrum

The visible spectrum is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to and can be detected by, the animal eye. A typical, healthy human eye will respond to wavelengths from about 400nm to 750nm. Different wavelengths indicate colors in the visible spectrum ranging from violet 400nm to 750nm deep red color with a […]
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