Press Release: ONCE Director of Biological R&D is Speaker at IA Egg Symposium

PLYMOUTH, MN (September 18, 2018) – Dr. Aaron Stephan, Director of Biological R&D at Once Inc. (ONCE), will present Basics of Lighting in Lay Farms at the Iowa Egg Industry Symposium next month. The single-day symposium will touch on an assortment of topics pertaining to layer management including genetics, vaccination, management and flock biosecurity. Stephan will […]
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What Problem Do Windows Solve?

Our thoughts on the recommendations to install windows into poultry houses.   Innovation typically comes from recognizing a problem, proposing a logical and cost-effective solution, implementing the solution in a limited way and collecting data to prove or disprove the efficacy of the solution before rolling it out on a greater scale. Taking into consideration […]
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Breakthrough in animal welfare—UV-A environment enrichment

PLYMOUTH, MN (May 8, 2018) – Scientists at ONCE, in conjunction with two major US universities, have found that the addition of an Ultraviolet A (UV-A) spectrum into animal housing lighting reduces stress levels by a significant margin. This reduction of stress represents possibly the biggest breakthrough for poultry animal welfare in recent history.   […]
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What is enhanced natural lighting?

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The newest and most advanced lighting technology available on the market today. Introduction Decades of photobiology research demonstrate that light is one of the most influential variables affecting the biology of living organisms. It is proven to subconsciously direct behaviors in both animals and humans by modifying embryonic and postnatal growth and regulating gene expression. […]
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