However far removed the modern broiler may be from its wild ancestors, it has yet to lose its ability to distinguish light from dark. The interaction of birds with their light source is complex, but finding the correct lighting schedule can provide that extra edge to a broilers growth.
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Keywords: lighting, housing, environment, broilers, management