Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 3 Issue 8

Effects of Replacing Inorganic Trace Minerals with Organic Ones (HimChelate-P) in Layer Diets on Production Performance, Egg Quality Traits, and Biochemical Parameters

Bhagwat Vishwanath G*, Santosh Kumar V and Rangesh Paramesh

Himalaya Wellness Company, Makali, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Bhagwat Vishwanath G, Himalaya Wellness Company, Makali, Karnataka, India.

Received: July 02, 2021; Published: July 26, 2021


This study was designed to evaluate the effects of HimChelate-P on production performance, biochemical parameters, and egg quality parameters in BV-300 layer birds. In this study, one hundred twenty 50-week-old BV 300-layer birds were enrolled and randomly assigned to three groups, namely, T1, T2, and T3, with two replicates having 20 birds each. T1, T2, and T3 were raised on normal commercial feed and concurrently supplemented with inorganic trace minerals (ITMs) at 1000 g/ton of feed to T1 and competitor organic trace minerals (OTMs) and HimChelate-P (HC-P) at 500 g/ton of feed to T2 and T3, respectively. Hen-day egg production significantly improved following supplementation with HimChelate-P as compared with ITMs. The egg weight increased by 3.50% following supplementation with HimChelate-P compared with ITMs. A significant increase in eggshell thickness (mm) was observed in T2 (p < 0.05) and T3 (p < 0.001) on week 4 and T3 (p < 0.001) on week 5. In this study, T3 had numerical increases in serum protein, albumin, and globulin levels and the albumin–globulin ratio compared with T1. Serum copper and manganese concentrations decreased in T2 and T3 compared with T1. Moreover, the serum level of zinc decreased in T2 only. In conclusion, supplementation with HimChelate-P improves the overall health status, production performance, and egg quality parameters of BV-300 layer birds compared with ITMs and OTMs. Hence, replacing ITM and OTM products with HimChelate-P at a dose of 500 g/ton could be recommended for augmenting production performance, improving the overall health status, and enhancing egg quality in BV 300-layer birds.

Keywords: HimChelate-P; Inorganic Trace Minerals; Organic Trace Minerals; Hen-day Egg Production; Egg Quality; BV-300 Layers


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Citation: Bhagwat Vishwanath G., et al. “Effects of Replacing Inorganic Trace Minerals with Organic Ones (HimChelate-P) in Layer Diets on Production Performance, Egg Quality Traits, and Biochemical Parameters". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 3.8 (2021): 32-40.


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