Damızlık Bıldırcın Rasyonlarına Portakal ve Limon Kabuğu Esansiyel Yağları ve Karışımlarının İlavesinin Performans, Yumurta Kalitesi ve Kuluçka Parametrelerine Etkisi

Behlül Sevim, Seyit Ahmet Gökmen, Barışcan Curabay, Yusuf Cufadar, Yılmaz Bahtiyarca
2021 Turkish Journal of Agriculture: Food Science and Technology  
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of adding orange peel (PKY), lemon peel essential oils (LKY) and PKY+LKY (respectively 300, 300, 150+150 mg/kg) to laying quail diets on performance, egg internal and external quality parameters and hatchability parameters. The eight-week trial was conducted in 20 subgroups, with 4 treatment groups and 5 replications for each treatment, and a total of 120 Japanese quails at 10 weeks of age were randomly distributed, with 6 quails (4 females, 2
more » ... ales) in each subgroup. Feed intake with the addition of LKY to the diet, egg production and egg mass with the addition of PKY + LKY decreased significantly compared to the control group, and the eggshell breaking resistance with the addition of LKY and PKY + LKY increased significantly compared to the control group. However, the addition of LKY, PKY and PKY+LKY to the diet did not affect hatchability and reproduction parameters. According to these results, the addition of 300 mg/kg PKY and 300 mg/kg (150+150) PKY+LKY to breeder quail diets had an effect on the increase of eggshell qualityi, although the performance was adversely affected.
doi:10.24925/turjaf.v9i11.1988-1992.4578 fatcat:wls2am24yzadlj2w3vp3c4cppu