Industry Related Articles

BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
General Lighting

The Cost Of Light

With so many options in LED agricultural lighting, it can be hard to know which is the right brand to go with. This is a simple guide and cost comparison model to help equip the modern farmer with tools to better understand product selection in planning for lower maintenance costs and energy consumption, combined with equipment lifespan. See how to figure out the most cost-effective system to implement and maintain while at the same time yielding the highest returns in terms of animal performance.

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BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
Poultry

Caged House Poultry Lighting - The Way Forward

The lighting of caged layer houses has always been a challenge for lighting designers. The lighting in a layer house should be providing uniform light along the feed troughs of each tier while providing enough Lux levels for peak bird performance. This is however not as simple as it may sound.

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BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
Poultry

Flicker Fusion Frequency And Its Impact On Flock Welfare And Performance

After reading articles and seeing websites from lighting companies that are rich with speculation, assumption and marketing agenda but absent of facts, let's debunk all the fake news and propaganda about Flicker Fusion Frequency once and for all.

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BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
General Lighting

5 Reasons Why We’re Attending VIV Asia 2019

VIV Asia 2019 is just around the corner and we’re excited to be a part of it. We’re exhibiting in Hall 100 at booth 3067, so if you’re attending, be sure to swing by and say hi!

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BY
Noah Landsberg
IN
Rabbit

Rabbit Farming: 10 Diseases & Ailments to Look out for

Rabbit farming is both rewarding and challenging. Rewarding if you’ve done your research, have a strong business plan, equipment and practices; challenging if you don’t.

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BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
Pig/Swine

5 Tips for High-Performance Pig Farming

Did you know that pork production reached 113.1 million metric tons in 2018, up 2% from the year before? Pork also accounts for just over 40% of the meat and poultry consumed in 2017.

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BY
Noah Landsberg
IN
General Lighting

6 Tips for Maximizing Duck Egg Production

Most people don't know that ducks are more efficient layers of eggs than chickens. As ducks are larger in size, they also produce larger eggs with greater protein values.

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BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
Poultry

The Importance of Light in Chicken Farming

Light has been used by farmers to increase production on poultry farms for a very long time. But we often find that the reasons behind the use of light are not always understood completely.

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BY
Noah Landsberg
IN
Poultry

7 Important Chicken Checks You Should Complete Regularly

Ensuring that your flock is healthy is requires regular checks. Checks should cover the entire bird and allow you to identify which of your birds needs special care and those that are healthy and well.

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BY
Philip Malherbe
IN
Poultry

7 Poultry Trends From Around the Globe

There’s much that has taken place in the poultry industry across the globe. While growth seems to have been sluggish, reports show that it is set to pick up in the next few years.

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