Paprika: a pigmentation agent in layer feed

Paprika: a pigmentation agent in layer feed

Feed mills might prefer paprika because it is harvested and produced without the touch of a human hand, keeping it cleaner and with a high level of food safety and in a dock-to-stock quality.  (Courtesy Amir Cahaner)

This natural pigment is good for layers, farmers and consumers, and can provide market differentiation for egg producers.

Yolks with enhanced color do not have to be limited to specialty eggs. Pigmentation provides appeal to products, which becomes a selling point for consumers who like pigmented egg yolks or chicken.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | May 2020