Is yolk color related to hens’ health?
02-Mar-2016 | PDF file - by DSM Animal NutritionDownload PDF Now!
Consumers relate egg yolk color with freshness and health. Quality-oriented egg producers have to apply high standards of feeding and welfare in order to obtain a golden yolk. Carotenoids are responsible for yolk color and they are from dietary origin. Only healthy birds will be able to efficiently deposit carotenoids and deliver a bright yolk. Read our whitepaper to find out why a golden yolk always comes from a healthy hen.