Factors to consider in poultry house lighting decisions

00:02:52 | September 24, 2015

The electricity used to light solid sidewall broiler houses can represent up 30 to 40 percent of the total electricity usage in the house. LED and compact fluorescent bulbs are now widely available as energy saving alternatives to incandescent bulbs. Dr. Brian Fairchild, professor, poultry science, University of Georgia, discusses factors that should be considered when making decisions on the type of light bulbs to buy for a poultry house.