Barn lighting — seven common myths: Science sheds light on myths

Much has been written about the correct lighting for cattle and pig housing. Some of those words have now been questioned by Dr Daniel Werner, from the Haus Düsse agricultural research and education centre

by Martin Zah

13 Feb 2022

Bright, brighter, brightest! With the advent of LEDs and their greater range of colour, it has become too easy to add extra lights, to the point we have overshot the mark, something that Dr Daniel Werner is certain of. Following his doctorate, he has been working on the topic of lighting in livestock buildings and its effect on the stock housed inside.