1. A method for influencing animal behaviors, comprising:providing a lighting assembly in an animal enclosure, the lighting assembly comprising driving circuitry, the driving circuitry adapted to receive an electrical excitation signal from a direct current (DC) input varied in intensity by a dimming device that actuates to increase or decrease a voltage of the electrical excitation signal, the driving circuitry including a first plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) in a first path in parallel relation to a second plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) in a second path, the first plurality of LEDs having a first threshold voltage, and the second plurality of LEDs having a second threshold voltage greater than the first threshold value, and a current limiting device within the first path;
increasing the voltage to an amount between the first threshold voltage and the second threshold voltage so that the first plurality of LEDs are emitting light of a first color, wherein the first color elicits a first behavior in an animal in the animal enclosure;
increasing the voltage to an amount above the second threshold voltage so that the second plurality of LEDs are emitting light of a second color, wherein the second color elicits a second behavior in the animal;
wherein, at the second voltage, the current limiting devices limits the current to the first plurality of LEDs.