Effects of carotenoids from lucerne, marigold and tomato on egg yolk pigmentation and carotenoid composition


Karadas F., GRAMMENIDIS E., SURAI P. F. , ACAMOVIC T., SPARKS C.

BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE, vol.47, no.5, pp.561-566, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00071660600962976
  • Journal Name: BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.561-566
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

1. The effects of various sources of natural carotenoids (Px alfalfa concentrate, tomato powder and marigold extract) as feed additives in quail diets on egg yolk pigmentation and carotenoid composition were investigated.