Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2010
Volume: 9
Issue: 21
Page No. 2774 - 2777

The Effect of Probiotic Supplementation on Production Performance, Egg Quality and Serum and Egg Chemical Composition of Lying Hens

Authors : Ali Aghaii, Morteza Chaji, Tahereh Mohammadabadi and Mohsen Sari

References

Alp, M., N. Kocabagil and R. Kahraman, 1999. Effect of dietary supplementation with organic acids and zinc bacitracin on ilea microflora, pH and performance in broiler. Turk. J. Vet. Anim. Sci., 23: 451-455.

Balevi, T., U.S. Ucan, B. Cokun, V. Kurtolu and I.S. Cetingul, 2001. Effect of dietary probiotic on performance and humoral immune response in layer hens. Br. Poult. Sci., 42: 456-461.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Cavazzoni, V., S.A. Adami and C. Castrovilli, 1998. Performance of broiler chickens supplemented with Bacillus coagulans as probiotic. Br. Poult. Sci., 39: 526-529.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Dierck, N.A., 1989. Biotechnology aids to improve feed and feed digestion: Enzymes and fermentation. Arch. Anim. Nutr. Berl., 39: 241-261.
PubMed  |  

Elkin, R.G. and Z. Yan, 1999. Relation between inhibition of mevalonate biosynthesis and reduced fertility in laying hens. J. Report Fertil., 116: 269-275.
Direct Link  |  

Folch, J., M. Lees and G.H.S. Stanley, 1957. A simple method for the isolation and purification of total lipides from animal tissues. J. Biol. Chem., 226: 497-509.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Fuller, R., 1989. Probiotics in man and animals. J. Applied Bacteriol., 66: 365-378.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Gilliland, S.B. and M.L. Speck, 1977. Deconjugation of bile acids by intestine lactobacilli. Applied Environ. Microbiol., 33: 15-18.
PubMed  |  

Gilliland, S.E. and D.K. Walker, 1990. Factors to consider when selecting a culture of Lactobacillus acidophilus as a dietary adjunct to produce a hypocholesterolemic effect in humans. J. Dairy Sci., 73: 905-911.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Gowenlock, A.H., J.R. McMurray and D.M. McLauchlan, 1988. Varley`s Practical Clinical Biochemistry. 6th Edn., CAS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, pp: 477-549.

Haddadin, M.S.Y., S.M. Abdulrahim, E.A.R. Hashlamoun and R.K. Robinson, 1996. The effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus on the production and chemical composition of hen's eggs. Poult. Sci., 75: 491-494.

Hargis, P.S., 1988. Modifying egg yolk cholesterol in the domestic fowl-A review. World's Poult. Sci. J., 44: 17-29.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Klaver, F.A.M. and R. van der Meer, 1993. The assumed assimilation of cholesterol by lactobacilli and Bifidobacterium bifidum is due to their bile salt-deconjugating activity. Applied Environ. Microbiol., 59: 1120-1124.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Mahdavi, A.H., H.R. Rahmani and J. Pourreza, 2005. Effect of probiotic supplements on egg quality and laying hen's performance. Int. J. Poult. Sci., 4: 488-492.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Mohan, B., R. Kadirvel, M. Bhaskaran and A. Natarajan, 1995. Effect of probiotic supplementation on serum/yolk cholesterol and on egg shell thickness in layers. Br. Poult. Sci., 36: 799-803.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

NRC., 1994. Nutrient Requirement of Poultry. National Academy Press, Washington, DC., USA.

Nahashon, S.N., H.S. Nakaue and L.W. Mirosh, 1994. Production variables and nutrient retention in single comb white leghorn laying pullets fed diets supplemented with direct-fed microbials. Poult. Sci., 73: 1699-1711.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Nahashon, S.N., H.S. Nakaue and L.W. Mirosh, 1996. Performance of single comb white leghorn fed a diet supplemented with a live microbial during the growth and egg laying phases. Anim. Feed. Sci. Technol., 57: 25-38.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

SAS Institute, 1999. SAS User's Guide. 8th Edn., SAS Institute, Cary, North Carolina.

Schneitz, C., T. Kiiskinen, V. Toivonen and M. Nasi, 1998. Effect of Broilact on the physicochemical conditions and nutrient digestibility in the gastrointestinal tract of broilers. Poult. Sci., 77: 426-432.
Direct Link  |  

Simon, O., A. Jadamus and W. Vahjen, 2001. Probiotic feed additives-effectiveness and expected modes of action. J. Anim. Feed. Sci., 10: 51-67.
Direct Link  |  

Tortuero, F. and E. Fernandez, 1995. Effect of inclusion of microbial culture in barly-based diets fed to laying hens. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol., 53: 255-265.
Direct Link  |  

Washburn, K.W. and D.F. Nix, 1974. A rapid technique for extraction of yolk cholesterol. Poult. Sci., 53: 1118-1122.

Yeo, J. and K.I. Kim, 1997. Effect of feeding diets containing an antibiotic, a probiotic, or yucca extract on growth and intestinal urease activity in broiler chicks. Poult. Sci., 76: 381-385.
CrossRef  |  PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Yoruk, M.A., M. Gul, A. Hayirli and M. Macit, 2004. The effects of supplementation of humate and probiotic on egg production and quality parameters during the late laying period in hens. Poult. Sci., 83: 84-88.
PubMed  |  Direct Link  |  

Yu, B., H.Y. Tsen and P.S. Chou, 1999. Caecal culture enhances performance and prevents Salmonella infection in broiler. J. Applied Poult. Res., 8: 195-204.
Direct Link  |  

Design and power by Medwell Web Development Team. © Medwell Publishing 2023 All Rights Reserved