In 1997 Gasolec started with the distribution of Orionlux energy saving compact fluorescent lamps for lighting in poultry houses. The drawing below gives the schematic working of such a lamp, which in practice has proven to produce 5-6x more Lumen/Watt than incandescent lamps.
In practice we discovered that by using Monochromatic lamps, we could also stimulate the performance of the birds.
Monochromatic Light is light of a certain colour. At Gasolec we are using Monochromatic Green, Blue and Red as well as Extra Warm White lamps.
So in general for poultry production we use for:
Rearing => Green and Blue
Broilers => Green and Blue
Layers => Red/ Extra Warm White + Blue in cases with serious pecking problems.
Breeders => Red/ Extra Warm White
Farmers with monochromatic light have often told us that their birds are calmer with monochromatic light. It’s not only an issue of giving the right colour but as much of eliminating unwanted colours.
Normally in Compact Fluorescent lamps / Energy Saving Lamps the electronics or ballast is integrated in the base of the lamp and by the end of its life time it has to be thrown away. Gasolec B.V. offers a unique system whereby the lamp and ballast are kept separate. In general the ballast or adapter has a life time of four times the life time span of a lamp!
Orion Adapter (2-pins)
Orionlux Lamp (2-pins)
IPL Adapter (4-pins)
IPL Lamp (4-pins)
The Orionlux lamps as well as the IPL Lamps are Monochromatic Compact Fluorescent lamps made especially for Gasolec B.V.
During the years this developed in the following light program based on Compact Fluorescent lamps:
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