Written by Melanie Epp, for Canadian Poultry Magazine.
In caged housing, laying hens respond well to artificial lighting. But as producers transition from traditional cages to aviaries, enriched colonies and free-range systems, questions about lighting will surface.
Why is lighting important for poultry? And how do you choose the right lighting for each system? Two poultry specialists, Dr. Ian Rubinoff, European account manager and technical services veterinarian at Hy-Line International, and Karen Schwean-Lardner, professor at the University of Saskatchewan in the department of animal and poultry science, share their expertise.
Read the full article on Poultry lighting trends.