Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) is high-energy radiation that can cause degradation in susceptible materials. There are three factors should be considered when deciding whether an object or device is suitable to be exposed to UV-C in the BioShift chamber.
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.
We know that modern poultry production has evolved into a science. Join us today at 14:00 h (English speaking) and at 15:00 h (German-speaking) to learn about how animal lighting can contribute to improved results and animal wellbeing at the ONCE Animal Lighting EuroTier showroom.
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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 […]
Despite efforts to improve poultry well-being and sustainability of the food chain, management of egg-laying and breeder operations present unique challenges. Many of these challenges can be overcome, but how?
A collaboration between Purdue University, University of Maryland, University of Georgia and Virginia Tech explain A bird's eye view and the chicken visual system. Read and download the article here.
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.
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 […]
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 […]