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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00071660600962976
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH POULTRY SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.561-566

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.